Russian state owned oil and gas company Gazprom, responsible for the majority of Ukraine’s gas imports. Photo credit: Ricardo N. Cabral via flickr. By Anders Lorenzen When countries set out their cases […]
Obama drives the All of the Above energy strategy and ending fossil fuel subsidies in State of the Union speech
Obama delivering his State of the Union speech. Photo credit: abcnews. By Anders Lorenzen We were 16 minutes into President Barack Obama’s State of the Union speech (SOTU) before his first significant […]
Opinion: Why the UK should move away from a gas future
Anti fracking demo outside Parliament. By Anders Lorenzen The BBC reported this week that the UK’s shale gas deposits is estimated to be far larger than previously thought. Shale gas is being […]
Analysis: Does nuclear have a future?
Has Germany’s anti-nuclear protests driven up carbon emissions? By Anders LorenzenIn the past week Guardian columnist George Monbiot and green party MP Caroline Lucas have made compelling cases for and against nuclear […]
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 […]
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 […]