Despite a lack of attention on energy in the UK elections, important changes are underway and challenging the viability of traditional energy.
The oil price drop may be seen by some as a Christmas present for motorists, but is it a crisis in the making.
News that last month was the world’s hottest June on record provided another reminder that urgent global action is needed to combat climate change.
By replacing kerosene lamps with solar we can eliminate an entire category of carbon fuel use.
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.
A total of $1.1 trillion USD earmarked for risky carbon-intensive oil sector investments need to be challenged by investors, according to a new report released today by the Carbon Tracker Initiative.
•Fracking is depleting water supplies in America’s driest areas, report shows •Why Shale Oil Boosters Are Charlatans In Disguise •Risks of Fracking Boom Draw Renewed Attention from Investors •Canadian awaits verdict on fracking nightmareF•ocus on well efficiency keeps Marcellus Shale pumping despite low prices •Cuadrilla fracking delays over radioactive waste water •Voluntary Fracking Certification Kicks Off in U.S. •Tight Trouble
•Investors demand fossil fuel giants assess climate risks •Investors warn moves to curb climate change will hit fuel demand •Stranded assets and the fossil fuel divestment campaign: what does divestment mean for the valuation of fossil fuel assets?
The fossil fuel industry hurts the climate – and the economy. In Norway, environmentalists and labour union activists have formed a new alliance, and published a book on how to wean the country off oil.
•Swedish pension funds urged to dump fossil fuel holdings •Romantic Germany risks economic decline as green dream spoils •German Energy Storage Plan Could Trigger New Market Boom •Buying Local Solar Makes Florida City a World Leader •Constituency voices: realising the potential of community energy [Report]California’s Unusual Plan to Cut Greenhouse Gases
•U.S., China agree to cut emissions from vehicles, coal •The Coal Industry Knows That Enviros Are Winning •Carbon’s unburnable truth •In the board room, climate sceptics are nowhere •Climate Change Will Cause More Energy Breakdowns, U.S. Warns •How fossil-fuelled is your university? •Coal’s Over — Anyone For Wine And Cheese?
•Shale gas won’t stop peak oil, but could create an economic crisis •Oil giants could feel major pain should world get serious about reducing global temperatures •Why you should be cautious about the next oil boom forecast that you hear •Catastrophic Oil Spill Threat to Canadian River Basin •Climate experts weigh in on flood in the heart of oil country