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Energy Crunch - system failures

UK energy customers have been overcharged to the tune of £1.2bn a year, so says the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA).

Energy Crunch - six months to go

With fewer than six months to go until the UN climate summit in Paris, it’s worth asking: what’s been achieved in this very significant year for action on climate change? Recent news has certainly been positive, and from unusual suspects.

Sue for the Climate: Will a Dutch Court Kickstart a Wave of Action?

In 2011, the Dutch attorney and author of Revolution Justified published on why and how to sue the Dutch government for failing to combat climate change; a year later, the nonprofit Urgenda and 886 citizens said sure, let’s do that. The rest is for the history books—and June 24, 2015 …

It's Time to 'Do the Math' Again

A new report released today explains why contemporary climate change policy-making should be characterised as increasingly delusional.

Moving Beyond Carbon Pricing to Tradable Energy Quotas

A proposal for reconciling climate reality with political realities.

The Carbon Divide  

NYT's Andrew Revkin on American attitudes about climate change and related policy.

Money and Policy Now Support Renewables

The year 2015, however, may turn out to be the year energy policy for renewables finally commits to the financial sector.

Plan B? What Happened to Plan A?

Geoengineering has become known as the US government’s “Plan B” response to climate change.

New Report Highlights Fracking's Global Hazards

A new report, issued the same day the latest round of global climate negotiations opened in Peru, highlights the fracking industry's slow expansion into nearly every continent, drawing attention not only to the potential harm from toxic pollution, dried-up water supplies and earthquakes, but …

Democratic energy beyond neoliberalism

Our relationship to energy needs to change.

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