Pope Francis has said climate change is a challenge of “epochal proportions” and that the world must convert to clean fuel.
“Civilisation requires energy, but energy use must not destroy civilisation,” he said.
He was speaking to a group… Continue reading
Energy from offshore wind in the UK will be cheaper than electricity from new nuclear power for the first time.
The cost of subsidies for new offshore wind farms has halved since the last 2015 auction for clean energy projects… Continue reading
The UK government has signed a document ratifying the world’s first comprehensive agreement on tackling climate change.
Parliament raised no objections to the Paris deal; after the government signed the deal on Thursday, it is now just awaiting deposition at… Continue reading
The International Energy Agency says that the world’s capacity to generate electricity from renewable sources has now overtaken coal. The IEA says in a new report that last year, renewables accounted for more than half of the increase in… 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