18 July, 2016 − Falling costs mean that power generated by offshore wind farms is becoming increasingly competitive with other fuels – and that’s good news for the climate.
17 July, 2016 − Research in England shows that solar farms reduce local temperature and provide shade, enabling crops in hot and desert climates to flourish .
5 July, 2016 – Despite a record-breaking year of global nuclear construction in 2015, a report by the industry recognises that it still faces unresolved problems and uncertainties.
1 July, 2016 − New research shows that a “controlled implosion” of the fossil fuel industry and a technological explosion of renewable energy are needed to meet targets on restricting global warming.
29 June, 2016 – Following the vote to leave the EU, the UK’s energy and climate change policy faces major changes – not least in relation to the nuclear power industry.
28 June, 2016 – Strategically siting wind turbines where their energy can most easily be fed into the national grid could help meet over a quarter of China’s massive electricity demand.
24 June, 2016 – Cattle dung and kitchen waste used in biogas plants are helping to save 400,000 trees a year and reduce fossil fuel imports in Nepal.
10 June, 2016 − Renewable energy experts and microbiologists have teamed up to create a super-efficient artificial leaf that uses photosynthesis to produce carbon-neutral liquid fuels.
7 June, 2016 − Analysts say tackling climate change is a more difficult and expensive challenge for governments than achieving the unconnected goal of being self-reliant for energy needs.
6 June, 2016 – The nuclear industry worldwide faces an escalating battle to keep ageing reactors running as about a quarter of components and computer systems become obsolete.
3 June, 2016 – The reputation of Europe as a renewable energy leader has taken a serious knock as its investment dropped by 21 per cent last year while global figures reached record levels.