Famed economist John Kenneth Galbraith used to respond to questions about the direction of the economy and financial markets by saying: "I answer because I'm asked not because I know."
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It is a sign of the times that the public debate among major players over Oregon's coal-free future saw little contention regarding the reality of climate change and focused mostly on the best way to address it. Given the rancor which has previously marked public exchanges about climate change …
In this episode we're discussing Germany's energy transition plan. We'll be talking with Craig Morris, editor of Renewables International and lead author of EnergyTransition.de.
In short, we need fossil fuels to go away, but in a measured and predictable way.
Fracking has finally arrived in the UK, eight years on from Cuadrilla’s approved licence for shale gas exploration in Lancashire.
Green taxes have been under attack on all fronts lately.
UK energy customers have been overcharged to the tune of £1.2bn a year, so says the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA).
A recent battle over imposing a “climate fee” on coal-fired power plants highlights Germany’s continuing paradox: Even as the nation aspires to be a renewable energy leader, it is exploiting its vast reserves of dirty brown coal.
Despite the unabated economic disaster, despite unemployment, bureaucracy, overtaxation, bad government, corruption, mafia, and all the rest, Italians are reacting at least in one field: in renewable energy, especially photovoltaic energy.
No nation has as high a penetration of residential solar as Australia, with one in five homes now powered by the sun.