Government Cuts Renewable Energy Subsidies

Posted on 14/12/2013 by Marc Dady

Posted in category: Renewable Energy

Tagged as: renewable energy wind power

UK ministers have decided to ‘rebalance’ government energy subsidies by reducing funding to onshore projects while increasing funding offshore. The announcement came just ahead of George Osborne's Autumn Statement, which was delivered on December 5. Read More »

Slow Progress Of Climate Talks Leads To Walkout

Posted on 01/12/2013 by Marc Dady

Posted in category: Climate Change

Tagged as: carbon emissions climate change

Climate talks in Warsaw opened a couple of weeks ago with hope that significant progress could be made toward further reducing global carbon dioxide emissions. However, much of that hope was dashed when a large number of delegates walked out of the talks in a protest designed to make the point that things are moving too slowly. Read More »

Clean Up Your Act

Posted on 22/11/2013 by Beth Monday

Posted in category: Sustainability

Tagged as: csr environmental footprint low carbon sustainability

Using low-carbon solutions and tapping in to renewable resources and energy can lead to a chain of positive effects and benefits to a company. However, many organisations are not taking full advantage of sustainability models, refusing to adopt new ways of thinking and overlooking a great deal of potential. Read More »

Sustainability In The Land Of Smiles

Posted on 16/11/2013 by Marc Dady

Posted in category: Sustainability

Tagged as: sustainability thailand

Given that I’ve spent the last 3 months in Thailand, I thought it would only be right to investigate their sustainability measures and progress. Being stuck in traffic for 2 hours for a journey covering only a handful of miles, it’s difficult to see the wood for the trees. Read More »

Hinkley Nuclear Plant Means Fewer Emissions

Posted on 08/11/2013 by Marc Dady

Posted in category: Renewable Energy

Tagged as: carbon footprint carbon neutral fossil fuel nuclear power renewable energy

As effective as wind, solar, and hydropower are, they simply are not capable of meeting the UK's power demands. Nuclear is. Nuclear technology can, and should be, the workhorse for power generation at least for the next several decades. Read More »

How Do Current Energy Costs Affect Future Prices?

Posted on 31/10/2013 by Marc Dady

Posted in category: Renewable Energy

Tagged as: climate change policies energy bill green taxes

How much does the current cost of energy affect what consumers pay decades down the road? Probably more than you think. Read More »

Geoengineering, Or ‘Climate Engineering’

Posted on 21/10/2013 by Beth Monday

Posted in category: Climate Change

Tagged as: climate change climate engineering geoengineering global warming

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change met this year to discuss the most recent findings from climate scientists across the globe. It was announced that there is a 95% possibility, or as some put it, an ‘unequivocal’ certainty, that recent climate change and global warming have been caused through human activity. Read More »

Climate Change Puts Wine On The Move

Posted on 14/10/2013 by Marc Dady

Posted in category: Climate Change

Tagged as: climate change

As wine producers migrate what are the options for the future? In 10 years will the bottles adorning the shelves of your local supermarket be predominantly English stock? Will any Champagne actually come from the Champagne region of France? Read More »

Green Tourism - Probably Not What You Think

In the early days of green travel, during the previous decade, being an environmentally responsible tourist meant leaving behind the comforts of daily life, strapping on a backpack, and spending your holiday in a rain forest with no running water or electricity. There may, or may not, have been any real accommodations to speak of. Things are different today. Read More »

IPCC Discuss New Climate Change Evidence

Posted on 02/10/2013 by Beth Monday

Posted in category: Climate Change

Tagged as: climate change greenhouse gas emissions ipcc

Last Friday’s IPCC meeting marked an important milestone for the progress of climate change action. The meeting addressed several issues including Read More »