By Anders Lorenzen The carbon price at the EU’s Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) yesterday fell to an all time low at just €2.81, fuelling questions about the systems capability to reduce CO2 […]
Environmental blog with a focus on climate change.
Analysis: Obama acknowledges climate change in his inauguration speech
Obama takes oath at yesterdays inauguration. By Anders Lorenzen As President Barack Obama was yesterday officially sworn in for his second term as the 44th President of the USA, he gave the […]
Editorial: Lets move on from the UK Met Office statistics saga and get back to the task in hand of fighting climate change
We’re still on course to catastrophic climate change. By Anders Lorenzen One certainty in the world of climate science is that climate sceptics are constantly looking for gaps in how climate science […]
While Australia burns the climate debate reappears
By Anders LorenzenAs Australia battles forest fires and new temperature records as a result of extreme hot weather, the topical question is, yet again, whether this extreme weather is being caused by […]
2013 could be a bright year for renewable energy
Construction of the Anholt offshore wind farm in Denmark By Anders Lorenzen 2012 was dominated by a lot of uncertainty in the renewable energy sector, but there is general optimism within the […]
Shell’s arctic dream starts to falter
Shell’s drilling platform runs aground of the Alaskan coast. By Anders Lorenzen After a year dominated by having Greenpeace on their backs, oil giant Shell would had hoped for a gentler and […]
Can Danish expertise help save the UK’s ash tree population?
Symptons of ash die back. By Anders Lorenzen UK nature lovers and conservationists were devastated when the news broke that the UK’s ash trees are greatly at risk from a virile fungus […]
Things that happened in 2012, and looking ahead to 2013…
By Anders Lorenzen 2012 was a complex year for environmentalists; dark warnings were brought by the climate, however there were also flickers of hope eg. in the form of advancements in research […]
Nantes: European Green Capital 2013
Nantes metropolis boasts of 250 km of rivers and streams. By Anders Lorenzen EU Environment Commissioner, Janez Potočnik, has passed the European Green Capital title on from the Spanish city of Vitoria-Gasteiz […]
Guest blog: Where’s the gas ‘consumer cost’ outrage?
By Alan Miller “Wind farms to increase energy bills by £178 a year,” thundered The Telegraph on the 22nd November. “Electricity bills to rise by £100-a-year to help pay for more wind […]