All articles by Oliver Gordon

Oliver Gordon

@OllieGordon88

Correspondent Oliver Gordon is a sustainability-focused multimedia journalist based in London. He has previously worked for Struggles From Below, Uxolo Development Finance, Proximo Infra, TXF News, City AM and Euromoney. Contact Ollie at: oliver.gordon [at] globaldata.com

The water crisis threatens the energy transition – CDP

Across the fossil fuel, power production and mining sectors, there are a growing number of assets at risk of being stranded as a direct result of the global water crisis, according to research from CDP.

China linked to 102 abuses in transition minerals projects – BHRRC

Chinese overseas investment in transition minerals projects was linked to 102 allegations of human rights and environmental abuses between 2021 and 2022, according to the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre.

The antidote for modern slavery in the renewables supply chain

The complexity and opacity of the renewables supply chain is fostering the growth of modern slavery across Asia, Africa and South America. A proposed “certificate of origin” could help combat the problem before it becomes endemic.

The four-horse race to decarbonise steel

Steel is one of the most important – and most difficult – heavy industries to decarbonise. Four pioneering technologies are competing for the green steel crown.

What the Ukraine conflict means for Europe’s energy crisis

If Russia invades Ukraine, Europe will find itself in direct conflict with its biggest energy supplier. The continent’s already beleaguered energy market could manage short-term gas supply disruptions, but the energy transition can provide a long-term solution.