22 May, 2016 – Faced by falling oil prices and plunging profits, big oil companies are investing in renewables and clean energy, but still focussing on fossil fuels.
17 May, 2016 – The daily ebb and flow of the tides promise a renewable energy bonanza for countries such as Canada and the UK that have shallow seas and a steep tidal range.
9 May, 2016 – As profits and prices plummet, the oil conglomerates – some of the world’s biggest companies – have been warned they must change their ways or face extinction.
7 May, 2016 – Building new nuclear power stations is becoming hugely more expensive by the day, but decommissioning old ones might prove to be even more costly.
2 May, 2016 – Analysts in Tokyo say Japan needs to base its energy policy and nuclear safety on international scientific co-operation if it is to make the right decisions and prosper.
26 April, 2016 – Bitter arguments rage on about the nuclear industry after the catastrophic loss of trust when the Chernobyl and Fukushima reactors met their spectacular and lethal ends.
25 April, 2016 – Thirty years after the Chernobyl accident in Ukraine, one of its neighbours is close to completing its own nuclear power station.
19 April, 2016 – Despite aggressive attempts to convince the public otherwise, new analysis of the vast body of research shows 97% of scientists agree that human activities are fuelling climate change.
18 April, 2016 − As some governments press on with new nuclear installations to address climate change, a multi-billion dollar industry will be needed to make safe old power plants and their hazardous waste.
14 April, 2016 − Historic change heralded as investors are told they face losing their money if they continue to back the fossil fuel industry that is causing disastrous global warming.
13 April, 2016 − Saudi Arabia says it plans to be less dependent on oil revenues in future – but will it grasp the opportunity to become a world leader in solar energy?