The UK is calling for major reforms to improve the emissions “cap and trade” system put in place by the European Union since 2005 to tackle climate change.
The Government has published the British Geological Survey’s report of the resources in the Midland Valley, Scotland, suggesting only a modest amount of gas and oil in place.
The 2014 Crown Estate Scotland Report, published today, shows a 13.6% increase on net capital investment to £5 million, with a significant proportion of overall investment over the year supporting Scotland’s emerging low-carbon energy industry.
For the first time, the UK and Chinese governments have agreed a ground-breaking joint statement on climate change.
A new International Energy Association (IEA) report, released today, says that the current trend of energy investments falls well short of the amount needed to avoid dangerous global warming, and policies in place are insufficient to give guidance to investors to reduce their carbon exposure.
The European Union's greenhouse gas emissions continued to fall in 2012, as a 1.3 % decrease cut emissions to 19.2 % below 1990 levels, according to official data from the European Environment Agency (EEA).
The National Trust has completed Britain’s biggest marine source heat pump project which will be used to generate heat for a 300-year-old mansion on the North Wales coast.
The world's first community-owned tidal power turbine in Scotland has started exporting electricity to the local grid.
The House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee has today called on the Government to do more to bring forward development of the UK’s shale gas and oil resource, saying it must be an urgent national priority.
The trade association which represents the wind and marine energy industries, RenewableUK, has announced that it is expanding its membership to include companies involved in tidal lagoon energy.