Solar lamps make students able to study longer after sunset. Credit: SolarAid. By Anders Lorenzen In the Western world, we mainly think of ‘solar’ as solar photovoltaic (PV) panels situated on rooftops, […]
Guest blog: How Far We Have Come
By Derek Leahy ”Before We Can Know Where We Are Going We Must First Understand Where We Have Come From” is one of those sayings you hear alot. Personally, I have no idea who said it but the […]
Editorial: What happened to Denmark’s green credentials?
Former US secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaking at US – Denmark alliance on green growth with Denmark Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt. Denmark, a country that despite its small size and population, […]
Shell postpones it’s Arctic plans again
By Anders Lorenzen Dutch oil giant Shell declared last night that it would abandon its ambitious plans for drilling in the Alaskan Arctic in 2013. In a press statement they said: “We’ve […]
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 […]
Opinion: Why ocean protection is more critical than ever before
Hugh during one of his campaign trips outside parliament. By Anders Lorenzen Around 71% of our planet’s surface is covered in water, hence we quite often refer to it as the blue […]
Poland continues to gamble with the EU’s climate policy
By Anders Lorenzen Since our 25th January report on the lowest carbon price ever recorded in the European Union’s Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS) of €2.81 per ton, the price has stabilised a […]
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 […]
Climate protests intensify in Washington as Obama drives forward climate ambition
The protesters outside The White House By Anders LorenzenUS President Barack Obama continued driving forward the climate change agenda which he had laid the foundations for in his inauguration speech, in Tuesday […]
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 […]