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Worrying Deceleration In The Growth Rate of Wind & Solar

Scale and complexity issues are becoming a significant impediment to maintaining wind and solar growth rates.     

The Movement to Stop Fossil Fuel Development Is Winning

The movement to stop fossil fuel development just keeps winning.

Energy policy and uninformed opinion

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."

Oregon says yes to coal-free electricity

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 …

Energiewende  

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.

Cap Fossil Fuel Production Now!

In short, we need fossil fuels to go away, but in a measured and predictable way.

Fracking Arrives in the UK

Fracking has finally arrived in the UK, eight years on from Cuadrilla’s approved licence for shale gas exploration in Lancashire.

Energy Crunch - Green taxes: love or hate?

Green taxes have been under attack on all fronts lately.

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).

A Clash of Green and Brown: Coal Stays Strong in Germany

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.

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