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Energy Crunch: Clean energy gains ground

Ever since oil and gas prices started to plunge, speculation that cheaper fossil fuels would mean a serious setback for renewables has been rife.

Energy Crunch: unburnable oil

The price of oil fell below $50/barrel this week, extending the recent rout and causing turmoil in financial markets, worsening economic crisis in Russia and Venezuela, and helping to push the Eurozone towards deflation.

Energy Crunch: Oil Slide

The oil price drop may be seen by some as a Christmas present for motorists, but is it a crisis in the making.

Energy Crunch: Nuclear Future?

The UK’s nuclear plans looked even shakier this week as Areva, shareholder and designer of the planned new Hinkley C reactors, saw its shares plunge following financial problems caused by its long delayed nuclear reactor in Finland.

Energy Crunch: the road to decarbonisation?

Fossil fuel emissions need to hit zero by end of this century to reduce the dangerous and irreversible impacts of climate change, says the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report.

Energy Crunch: Losing power?

Should we be worried about the threat of a cold dark winter?

Energy Crunch: Sinking Oil

Oil prices plunged to a four year low of just $85 per barrel this week – down from around $115 as recently as mid-June.

Energy Crunch - a solar future?

Solar power could replace coal as the world's biggest source of electricity by 2050. That's according to a new report this week from the International Energy Agency (IEA).

Energy Crunch: What next for Scottish energy?

 So it’s a no. Months of debate are finally over. But what’s the future for Scottish energy?

Energy Crunch: on the edge?

Our energy and climate systems are being pushed to the edge. With global supplies entering a new era of insecurity, the scramble to prop up business as usual has intensified.
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