Global energy industry leaders gathered in Doha, Qatar this week for the latest round of international talks on climate change pressed with renewed urgency for changes in government approaches to energy, offering specific recommendations alongside rankings gathered by the World Energy Council in partnership with consultancy Oliver Wyman.

“Leaders in the energy industry want to make sustainable energy a reality, but there’s a real mismatch between what we’re seeing and what we’re doing,” Oliver Wyman partner Mark Robson told Breaking Energy ahead of the release of a report called “World Energy Trilemma: Time to get real – the case for sustainable energy policy.” Keep reading →

In late April dozens of the world’s top energy leaders gathered by the side of the Bosphorus in Istanbul to continue a tradition of discussion that has been going on since the end of the First World War required coordinated approaches to rebuilding a damaged Europe. Keep reading →

Istanbul’s Grand Bazaar

Flying into a fast-growing economy from one struggling out of recession is a bracing experience; discussions of resource scarcity are turned upside down and the focus is on how to move fast enough, not how to navigate uncertainty. But for energy leaders gathered in Istanbul, Turkey ahead of the World Energy Council’s Summit tomorrow, the challenges of growth and the challenges of transition are remarkably similar. Keep reading →