Global temperatures ‘likely to exceed 2°C this century’

The planet is very likely to warm by more than 2°C by the end of the century. That’s according to new research from the University of Washington (UW), which suggests there is a 90% chance global temperatures will increase by somewhere between 2.0°C and 4.9°C. The study suggests there is only a 5% chance that […]

US forms Energy Efficiency and Renewables Advisory Committee

The US Department of Energy has set up an Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Advisory Committee. Members of the ERAC will report directly to the Secretary of Energy Steven Chu with advice on the portfolio of the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy . The 19 members selected have experience in a variety of […]