France could move away from a previous pledge to reduce nuclear capacity. Picture: a nuclear reactor in the French countryside. Photo credit: Lassi Kurkijarvi via Flickr. By Anders Lorenzen When Francois Hollande […]
Obama: Let’s set our sights higher than on a single oil pipeline
In his State of the Union speech, Obama again highlighted the case for climate action. Photo credit: http://www.whitehouse.gov. By Anders LorenzenUS President Obama has, in his annual State of the Union (SOTU) […]
Analysis: The UK’s energy crisis
Photo credit. Reuters. By Anders Lorenzen The National Grid, which runs the UK’s electricity and gas supply has, according to the Times and BBC in a recent report released said that the […]
Editorial: An independent Scotland would be bad for renewables and climate change
First Minister of Scotland Alex Salmond and British Prime Minister David Cameron signs the Edinburgh Agreement which gives Scotland a referendum to vote for Independence from the United Kingdom. Photo credit: Scottish […]
What does an independent Scotland mean for our energy?
Photo credit: Trillion Fund. By guest contributor Ruth Lumley With the Scottish referendum on whether Scotland will stay in the UK or not just over a week away, the impact of a […]
Opinion: Exploring the Solar Roadways debate
By guest contributor Chris Lee Any technology with the potential to change the world will be met with almost equal amounts of optimism and pessimism. Solar Roadways, the new road surface technology […]
Turmoil in Iraq sees oil price jump to nine month high
Iraqi soldiers patrolling an oil refinery in Baiji, 180 kilometres north of Baghdad. Photo credit: Neurope. By Anders Lorenzen If more evidence of the security risks in a fossil fuel based global […]
Devastating coal mining disaster in Turkey
Photo credit: AOL. By Anders Lorenzen A devastating coal mining accident on Wednesday in Turkey has claimed the lives of over 30 miners. The accident which happened in the town of Soma […]
Offshore wind turbines: hurricane tamers?
By guest contributor Mauricio Torres We all have heard about how our economy depends on burning fossil fuels for the production of energy. This is wreaking havoc in the planet’s atmosphere, contributing […]
Analysis: Is Ukraine heading into an energy war?
A solar farm in Odessa Oblast, Ukraine. Photo credit: Activ Solar via flickr. By Anders Lorenzen As the tension in Ukraine is intensifying and Russian forces have claimed Crimea, a fear of […]