Move over shale gas – shale oil could boost world GDP by $2.7tn

Shale gas has been hailed as a game-changer after it’s gushing success in the United States – but it’s lesser known sister could have an even bigger impact, according to new research. The global impact of shale oil – which is extracted the same way as shale gas – could “revolutionise” the world’s energy market […]

PwC: Businesses should prepare for 6°C global warming

Businesses are warned to prepare for 6°C of global warming as this means carbon emissions need to be reduced by around 5.1% every year between now and 2050. The ‘Low Carbon Economy Index’ by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) estimated the figure is needed to limit global warming to 2°C as it warns the world is heading towards […]