UK carbon emissions down 38% since 1990

The decline is largely due to a cleaner electricity mix based on gas and renewables as well as falling energy demand

UK wind generation overtook coal in 2016

The UK generated more electricity from wind farms than from coal-fired power plants for the first time ever last year. According to new analysis by Carbon Brief, coal contributed only 9.2% of power in 2016 compared to 11.5% from wind. The coal decline saw its output fall to the lowest level since 1935. It adds […]