Image credit to http://www.renewables.seenews.com By Katie Morrey It’s not all doom and gloom in the renewable energy sector in the UK. Early this month the Isle of Man Government made a big […]
Greenpeace activists target Europe’s nuclear power stations
Action underway at Beznau Nuclear Power Plant in Switzerland. Photo credit Flurin Bertschinger / Greenpeace. By Anders Lorenzen Across six European countries Greenpeace activists targeted nuclear power plants last Wednesday, that the […]
UK – Solar Energy Roadmap Launched
Photo credit: DECC. By Anders Lorenzen UK Climate Change Minister, Greg Barker, launched a roadmap for solar energy in the UK on Tuesday. He underlined solar energy as a key renewable energy […]
What would US climate policies look like with Martin O’Malley as President?
O’ Malley delivering his climate plan By Anders Lorenzen Maryland Governor Martin O’ Malley recently outlined his intention to run for President in 2016, according to Politico, the Democrat said: ‘“By […]
Guest blog: Everybody can be an Energy Democratizer!
Energy Democracy TV By Waqas Hussain Coming from an engineering background to an interdisciplinary study program of Renewable Energy Management (REM) two and a half years ago, the course modules that fascinated […]
Guest blog: 100% Renewable Energy: Becoming the New Normal?
By Diane MossA decade ago, cities, regions, and businesses aiming for 20% renewable energy were on the cutting edge. Few believed that a higher target in a few decades was an achievable […]
Guest blog: Will you buy an electric car this year?
By Alan Miller Somewhat sleeker and safer than previous attempts , a new electric car might seem very appealing. With cheaper running costs, less maintenance, no emissions, and very quiet – perhaps too quiet – it […]
Guest blog: Community ownership scheme to lift households out of fuel poverty
By Rebecca O’Connor Hundreds of households in fuel poverty in South Wales are set to benefit from a new wave of community investment in solar panels, following a fund raise of up […]
Event review: A brighter, cleaner, community owned energy future IS possible
The Panel. Photo: Simon Scarfe. By Anders Lorenzen To anyone who regularly follows this blog it can come to no big surprise that I see great economic, social and environmental benefits in […]
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 […]