Guest Blog: Haydn Young – Are REGOs fit for purpose?

Buying renewable power is unquestionably the right thing to do and can only help the UK to meet its carbon goals and mitigate climate change

UK pledges £250m to tackle climate change in Africa

It is the Department for International Development’s largest single direct climate investment in the continent

Guest Blog: Haydn Young – Time to reconsider renewables?

Happy Birthday Mr Lovelock – time to reconsider renewables?

National Trust pledges to divest from fossil fuel companies

It also intends to establish a long term goal to continue reducing the carbon footprint of its investment portfolio

New 300MW gas peaking plant fired up in Lincolnshire

The £100m facility is highly flexible and will provide backup for renewable generation sources like solar and wind power

New £21m energy research centre to support low carbon transition

It will develop next generation carbon capture technologies that are ‘affordable and sustainable’

Japan ‘to build 20GW of coal-fired capacity over next decade’

It will depend on how many suspended nuclear reactors resume operation

Guest Blog: Steve Holliday – Net zero means getting consumer engagement right

The Energy Institute’s incoming President Steve Holliday FREng FEI discusses the Energy Barometer 2019 and why consumer engagement has to be the next front in the war on climate change

Wind and solar ‘could make up half of global grid by 2050’

Bloomberg New Energy Finance suggests the falling costs of wind, solar and battery technologies will help keep global temperatures from rising more than 2°C by 2030

‘Political inaction to blame for slow climate progress’

Renewable think tank REN21 suggests bolder and ‘less erratic’ policy decisions are required to make energy systems more environmentally-friendly