The three largest Nordic utilities Fortum, Statkraft and Vattenfall call for three immediate actions to improve the EU carbon market.
Bill Gates has committed his fortune to moving the world beyond fossil fuels and mitigating climate change.
Environmental science professor Johan Rockström, who shocked the world with a bleak prediction in 2009, is now more optimistic. His optimism is founded on the breakneck speed of innovation in wind and solar power.
All the world’s major economies have now pledged to address climate change with less than two months to go before the critical United Nations climate conference in Paris.
“From a consumer’s point of view, the solar on the rooftop is going to be the baseload. Centralised power stations will be increasingly used to provide peak demand."
“The energy sector will develop outside of energy companies,” predicts Ad van Wijk, one of Europe’s most influential energy thinkers.
People are beginning to realize they can take more control over their own energy use including moving from using fossil fuel energy to using clean energy. This transformation represents the future of energy use in America, says President Obama
With China clearly pursuing an accelerated green agenda, what are the implications for the rest of the world?
New Tesla technology will change the whole car industry within years, Bloomberg columnist forecasts.
Europe’s overall energy future looks bright.
Biomass is the only renewable, affordable energy source available on-demand. European countries need to make sure it is sourced sustainably.
What the Germans have done in converting almost 30 percent of their electric grid to renewable energy from near zero in about 15 years has been a great contribution to the stability of our planet and its climate.
The spread of cost-effective batteries will fundamentally change the way the electric grid operates.
Investing in the grid to both modernize and expand it will both increase use of renewable energy and reduce emissions.
The Paris climate talks should spell out what concrete steps governments need to take to change their energy systems.
With eight months to go until the Paris talks, there are solid reasons to be more than hopeful optimistic.
How will EVs evolve in the next decade?
It is more constructive and effective to take a case-by-case approach to investments in the energy sector.
Policymakers should set a carbon price that would generate demand for CCS, a key technology to fight climate change.
The Gates Foundation and Wellcome Trust should commit to taking their money out of the companies that are driving global warming.
Vattenfall's CEO Magnus Hall welcomes the energy commission that is now starting its work on energy policy direction.
Is there a dark side to the German Energiewende?
The EU has taken a major step forward in the creation of an int
Everywhere you look, renewable energy is in the news this year.
The UK’s political leaders have pledged to tackle climate change after the next election, whatever the outcome. Simon Evans of the Carbon Brief assesses the significance of the pledge.
The next revolution, in energy, is underway.
A call to governments to pledge a zero-net-emissions target for 2050 has been made by a group of international business leaders.
Biofuels and bioenergy take up finite land resources at the cost of food production and carbon storage and doesn’t guarantee carbon emissions cuts.