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.
Articles: carbon emissions (22)
Reports this week provided yet more evidence of vitality in green energy.Investment in renewables surged 17% last year.
2014: the year we turned the corner on CO2 emissions?
Should the research community be exempted from the emission reduction targets applied elsewhere?
Will 2015 prove to be a tipping point in the journey to a zero carbon energy system?
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.
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In its latest report, the IPCC makes a strong case for a sharp increase in low-carbon energy production, especially solar and wind, and provides hope that this transformation can occur in time to hold off the worst impacts of global warming.
UK international commitments on climate change are incompatible with the development of a national shale gas industry
Shale gas is indisputably a high-carbon energy source.
Government investment in carbon capture and storage (CCS) is a large and expensive fossil-fuel subsidy with a low probability of eventual societal benefit.