Boris Johnson energy speech, Turkey sets rates, US retail sales

SourceFinancial Times
SectorOil & Gas
CountryMiddle east

As the excitement over the US presidential election fades, the focus turns to Europe this week where there is plenty going on despite the restrictions brought by the second wave of coronavirus. In the UK Boris Johnson will try to put the departure of Dominic Cummings, his influential aide, behind him when he makes a speech on energy policy. The prime minister has long been planning to make a major green speech setting out his vision for switching to a low-carbon economy. Mr Johnson is keen to burnish Britain’s green credentials ahead of next year’s COP26 international climate summit in Glasgow. His speech this week is expected to feature pledges on hydrogen, carbon capture and storage, offshore wind and household insulation.

He is also set to give the more...