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Is Peak Oil Dead and What Does it Mean for Climate Change?   

This session seeks to bring together fossil fuel experts and climate experts for a daring exploration of the new landscape created by fracking and other unconventional methods of fossil fuel recovery.

Europe’s Struggle to Switch on Low-carbon Heating

Heating and cooling is the unglamorous consumer of half of the EU’s energy, with 75% of this generated from fossil fuels. Only 25% is generated from low-carbon sources.

Beyond Paris: Avoiding the Trap of Carbon Metrics

Until recently terms like “carbon accounting,” “carbon footprint,” and “carbon offsetting” would have raised some quizzical eyebrows among the general public. Today, such carbon-based metrics are everywhere, but are they helpful or unhelpful in motivating the …

Renewable Energy Redoubles its Global Reach

A significant threshold has been crossed by renewable energy as analysts report that the sectorʼs size last year reached double the level it was at just 10 years earlier.

Energy Crunch: changing the business model

Reports this week provided yet more evidence of vitality in green energy.Investment in renewables surged 17% last year.

Energy Crunch: turning a corner?

2014: the year we turned the corner on CO2 emissions?

Cutting the carbon cost of climate research

Should the research community be exempted from the emission reduction targets applied elsewhere?

Energy Crunch: a clean energy revolution?

Will 2015 prove to be a tipping point in the journey to a zero carbon energy system?

Returns on Divestments?

I believe we’re at a point where renewables are going to continue becoming more affordable while fossil fuels continue to get more expensive, and more risky.

EPA Carbon Rules, Climate Progress? - headlines

•Here’s Why The Carbon Regulations EPA Will Announce Monday Are So Important •A guide to Obama's new rules to cut carbon emissions from power plants •EPA unveils far-reaching climate plan targeting power plants •Obama's New Plan To Fight Climate Change Is A Really Big Deal

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