29 May, 2017 – Genetically modified (GMO) crops remain controversial, but scientists still have faith that they will help both to replace fossil fuels and to feed the world.
17 May, 2017 – Leaving the EU treaty that prevents radioactive waste falling into the wrong hands could prove costly for the UK nuclear industry.
13 May, 2017 – With oil prices remaining low, hopes of combating climate change through emissions reduction are improving as the oil industry shrinks.
8 May, 2017 − Staggering sums of money involved in the long-term challenge of solving the world’s nuclear waste problems make it a booming business.
5 May, 2017 – Ingenuity in laboratories worldwide is harnessing microbes, water and hot air to produce different types of renewable energy from greenhouse gas.
16 April, 2017 – Scientists working on artificial photosynthesis have adapted their “bionic leaf” so it can turn sunlight, water and air into fertiliser.
14 April, 2017 – Cost overruns and delays are pushing the nuclear industry into a financial black hole that threatens any future expansion.
6 April, 2017 – Leading climate change scientist warns that it isn’t only oil companies undermining hopes of meeting targets to limit global warming.
1 April, 2017 – Leading scientists say a carbon law requiring CO2 emissions to be halved every decade could drastically cut global warming – and is a feasible prospect.
27 March, 2017 − Improving organisations’ sustainability and energy efficiency is reducing electricity use and carbon emissions far more than expected.
22 February, 2017 – The UK is poised to exploit tidal energy, a new renewable source that is cheaper than nuclear and more reliable than wind.