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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Quietly, and with no public discussion, the Government has been putting in place a system of licences and financial assistance to kick-start a UCG industry in Britain.
2014: the year we turned the corner on CO2 emissions?
The future of energy development in New Mexico’s Four Corners region is at a crossroads.
Will 2015 prove to be a tipping point in the journey to a zero carbon energy system?
Syriza: another energy is possible / Renewable energy grab in the Sahara? / China cuts coal use / Canada and Keystone
This week we saw three important signs of the increasingly moribund state of the fossil fuel industry.
If you’re a politician, science is a bitch; it resists spin.
On August 6, I wrote a post called Making Sense of the US Oil Story, in which I looked at US oil. In this post, I would like to look at other sources of US energy.
Breaking the Grip of the Fossil Fuel Economy: If It Can Happen in Appalachia, It Can Happen Anywhere
The people who agreed to spend their days digging coal from the underside of mountains produced enough power to industrialize the nation: They're owed something back.