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Letter from America: the US's secret green test site

Alastair Harper is head of politics at Green Alliance. He’s currently participating in the US State Department’s International Visitors Leadership Programme on climate change. This is his second dispatch reporting on his experiences. 1,038 more words

Low Carbon Energy

Can the US have 100% clean energy by 2050?

Converting the world’s entire energy infrastructure to run on clean, renewable energy could effectively fight ongoing climate change, eliminate air pollution deaths, create jobs, and stabilize energy prices. 747 more words


The internet of things is having a big impact on business costs

Duncan Jeffries writes an excellent article in The Guardian about how connecting devices and the acquisition of data through digital technology is a significant part of the energy transition underway. 877 more words

Energy Efficiency

Oil: Shocking how vital it still is


Today the BBC has launched its Big Oil Drop project, a series of interconnected online articles and data packages, alongside broadcast pieces.

The idea is a pretty simple one. 992 more words

World News

Annual outlook from BP forecasts unsustainable rise in carbon emissions

Larry Elliott provides a sobering article in The Guardian as he reviews BP’s latest annual global supply and demand analysis. The report shows that the 40% forecast rise in energy demand can only be met by fossil fuels. 920 more words

Climate Change


The fall in the  global oil price in recent months has had a dramatic impact on energy pricing. Whilst the near term cost benefits are being felt globally by consumers, energy efficiency from both a demand and supply side is of pivotal importance in ensuring long term energy security and access, and also in mitigating climate change. 849 more words