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17th Jan 2013BP Energy Outlook 2030


The good news is that high prices and growing demand for energy have resulted in an increase in efficiency and the exploitation of new sources of energy. The bad news is that most of these are carbon based…

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RAE Report

08th Mar 2012Heat: degrees of comfort?


Reports relating to energy consumption and the environment are often far from being clear, specific and unbiased. Some are unreadable. In contrast…

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Lufthansa A321

27th Feb 2012Big bird with green wings #2


On the one hand it’s encouraging that airlines are experimenting with alternative fuels to lower their CO2 emissions. However, the hype…

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Shell

21st Nov 2011Energy for the future?


Bill Hicks once remarked ‘people who produce surveys get the answers they want’. Well there appears to be a spate of…

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bentleyazure

12th Jul 2011It’s us!


Pushing for tighter regulation may be neccessary but it’s a very indirect route.

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EEF

20th Jun 2011Climate change price tag


You might think that renewables provided a good opportunity for EEF members but…

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FIT

28th Feb 2011Incentives


Judging from the media coverage of green technologies and cleantech there’s no lack of interest in the subject. One barrier that’s holding adoption back (or at least confusing the decision making) is the inconsistent government incentives…

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Globe

21st Feb 2011Let’s put some weight behind the cleantech revolution


An article by Jeremy Leggett in which he, amongst other things, poses the questions “… why no Microsofts, Intels, Googles, or Facebooks have emerged yet among the cleantech industries. Why… has the cleantech revolution been so much more difficult to crack than the digital and Internet revolutions?”

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Leaf etched with CO2

10th Feb 2011Carbon Capture & Storage


I’ve just returned from a fascinating conference, Carbon Capture & Storage: a strategy for industrial development…

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Electric Vehicle

13th Jan 2011Electric cars


New grants for electric cars will encourage EV use but will that be good for the environment?…

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