12 January, 2017 – Chinese companies plan to spend $1 billion over the next two years building a giant solar farm on land contaminated by the Chernobyl nuclear disaster.
11 January, 2017 – Nuclear industry faces uncertain future as the building boom instigated by the need for low-carbon electricity is hit by unexpected costs and delays.
10 January, 2017 – Days before his presidential term ends, Obama expresses his belief in the ‘irreversible shift’ to clean energy and urges Donald Trump to confront climate change.
6 January, 2017 – A quarter more energy will be required in 23 years’ time due to population growth, and oil will remain the primary source, report estimates.
5 January, 2017 – A sharp increase in the predicted global number of EVs prompts Brazil to rev up its promotion of low-carbon biofuels.
29 December, 2016 – Waste natural gas flaring at oil sites around the world is on the up, cutting the industry’s costs but damaging the climate.
25 December, 2016 – A legacy of lies and cover-up leaves nuclear energy with a serious credibility gap, and no sign of its long-promised revival.
14 December, 2016 – Sales of electric vehicles in China are picking up speed, but there are lots of obstacles on the road ahead.
13 December, 2016 – First attempt to measure the volume of stuff created by humankind reveals that it is at least 100,000 times heavier than the global human population.
2 December, 2016 − Nuclear giant EDF could be heading towards bankruptcy, yet the French and UK governments are turning a blind eye to the looming financial crisis.
24 November, 2016 – A new report urges the European Union to adopt stricter regulations on decarbonisation if it is to meet its 2030 and 2050 climate goals.