7 February, 2016 – Science can now make energy by building immense wind turbine blades and filtering carbon from the air, but the challenge is commercial viability.
4 February, 2016 – With investment in renewable electricity sources now outstripping polluting fossil fuels, a new study sees signs of change in global attitudes towards climate risks.
2 February, 2016 – An unsung success story in the switch to renewable energy is the use of waste to produce gas – and a valuable by-product.
31 January, 2016 – Scientists say interstate energy “highways” would allow current wind and solar technologies to deliver electricity throughout the US.
27 January, 2016 − Indian and French leaders fulfil pledges made at the Paris climate talks to help 122 solar-rich nations reach their potential in renewable energy production.
26 January, 2016 – Nosediving prices for oil and gas mean investment in new fields is being held back until profits start to climb.
22 January, 2016 − Increasing worldwide stockpiles of surplus plutonium are becoming a political embarrassment, a worrying security risk, and a hidden extra cost to the nuclear industry.
21 January, 2016 − Call for governments to give financial backing for technology that could help save the world from overheating by preventing CO2 escaping into the atmosphere.
19 January, 2016 – To tackle chronic energy shortages Pakistan plans to mine and burn millions of tonnes of coal, helped by China’s money and expertise.
17 January, 2016 – Second-generation biofuel made from natural grass species challenges ethanol derived from maize crops as the US seeks to reduce its fossil fuel use.
14 January, 2016 – From turning carbon dioxide into a fuel to enabling cars to run on water, scientific researchers worldwide are unlocking the potential of new energy sources.