The Covid-19 pandemic dislodged the pebble that unleashed a green boulder at COP26, instigating an avalanche of changes in the energy and shipping sectors.

When oil prices went negative in the spring of 2020, people started to rethink the energy sector. Renewable hydrogen projects were announced worldwide with offshore green hydrogen pilots now underway. COP26 was the first COP climate talks where shipping featured highly.

Tackling greenhouse gas in the year ahead