Rising renewables ‘still won’t be enough to meet 2030 climate goals’

The Economist Intelligence Unit suggests despite 2020 being forecast to be a strong year for renewable energy, this growth will not be fast enough to meet pledges for 2030 made under the Paris Agreement on climate change

Fossil fuels hit record low share of major power producer generation in UK

During the same period, the share of low carbon power from major power producers was up by 1.8% on the previous year, rising to 54.4%

Climate change
Climate targets ‘in jeopardy as energy demand soars’

Capgemini has published new data revealing that as global energy demand continued to rise through 2018, so did greenhouse gas emissions

UK’s renewable generation soars by 39% year-on-year in third quarter of 2019

The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy has revealed this surge in clean energy was driven by strong growth from wind and hydropower

‘Significant lifestyle changes will have to happen to hit net zero’

That’s the verdict from Professor Sir Ian Boyd who says the public have “little idea” of what would actually be needed to hit the 2050 target

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Could Fortnite be the reason behind a collective £85.8m bill?

New research suggests the energy impact of children playing video games adds up to a staggering amount across the UK each year

UK renewables
Renewables provided third of all UK power in 2018

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) says this is a new record for clean sources of electricity

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UK coal generation at end of 2018 down 40% on previous year

That’s according to a new set of statistics published by the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

Mexico’s streetlights to go green – not that Mexico!

The small town in Maine, US, aims to replace its existing lamps with energy-efficient LED fixtures

Coal demand ‘set to remain stable through to 2023’

Predicted declines in Europe and North America are expected to be offset by strong growth in India and Southeast Asia