Blog: If you like a lot of wind farms in your country, join a club?

One of the most memorable theme tunes for a choccy biccy from my childhood goes something like this: “If you liiike a lot of choc-late on yer biscuit, join our club!” Even if those bars have gone out of fashion I’ll never forget that nonsensical little ditty – and it came back to me this […]

Germany shares out renewable costs among firms

Germany plans to share out the cost of renewable energy subsidies among big energy users to take the weight of consumer energy bills. The German Environment Minister Peter Altmaier (pictured) reportedly wants to counter the huge cost of the country’s “Energiewende”, or energy revolution. The shift away from nuclear power towards renewable energy was prompted […]

UK and Germany’s €70m project to tackle global warming

The UK and Germany have launched a new project worth €70 million (£56.4m) to help developing countries tackle climate change. Energy Secretary Ed Davey and German Environment Minister Peter Altmaier announced the Nationally Appropriate Mitigating Actions (NAMA) Facility yesterday during the climate change talks in Doha. The conference brought together global leaders to talk about […]