International talks in Bonn have made progress towards a new global deal on climate change, says the UN, amid calls from NGOs for a faster pace.
Countries are working towards options to limit greenhouse gas emissions from 2020 in… Continue reading
Planning consent was given today for construction of the world’s first tidal lagoon, in a boost to moving towards a low carbon, home grown energy mix.
And they said fossil fuel should not be burned in any sector of the economy by the end of the century.
Their targets are… Continue reading
China’s greenhouse gas emissions could start to decline within 10 years, according to a report from the London School of Economics.
This would be five years earlier than expected and would offer a boost towards efforts to protect the climate.… Continue reading
A new energy bill was launched in Westminster on 5 June 2015, by a coalition of green groups, which would require the government to draw up an energy white paper to investigate the costs and benefits of moving away from… Continue reading
A group of scientists and economists is calling for the equivalent of the Apollo space programme to produce cheap, clean energy.
Apollo engaged America’s best minds to put a man on the Moon in the Cold War.
The academics say… Continue reading
Lack of capacity at the 14 private sector distribution network operators (DNOs) which carry electricity from the main grid to commercial and domestic users is proving a barrier to the fast developing community energy sector.
Western Power Distribution, the DNO… Continue reading
In a statement timed to correspond with ‘Earth Day’, The Earth League have announced that three quarters of known fossil fuel reserves must be kept in the ground if humanity is to avoid ‘the worst effects of climate change’.
The… Continue reading