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Electricity Market Reform: so what’s new?

by Keith Baker and David Toke

In 2013, Britain’s electricity markets were reorganized through Electricity Market Reform (EMR). The programme of EMR sought to prioritise the public goods of energy security and climate change mitigation. 400 more words

Climate Change

The future of nuclear

Nuclear energy is very important to the United Kingdom. Around 20% of the country’s total electricity is generated by 16 nuclear reactors across nine sites within the country. 1,913 more words

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How companies can switch to low carbon after Paris talks?

It is time to think about Paris climate agreement and how companies can start to implement towards low carbon economy. This short memo package will bring the simple elements into the agenda of sustainable actions. 197 more words

Business

How to Achieve a Net Zero Emissions Future 

Source: How to Achieve a Net Zero Emissions Future – Brink – The Edge of Risk |

In order to achieve zero net greenhouse gas emissions globally by the end of the century—and have any hope of keeping temperature rise less than 2 degrees Celsius, the target goal of the recent Paris climate talks—the world will have to wean itself off fossil fuels, which today account for 81 percent of the energy we use. 524 more words

Climate Change

The 3 biggest actions that you can take to save the planet without trying too hard

Caring for our planet is an easy emotion to have. But caring for our planet with action is much harder.

Our culture and economy is rigged to convenience and high-carbon living. 886 more words

Climate Change

Cities continue to show commitment to low emission bus fleets by signing onto the C40 Clean Bus Declaration

Source: C40 |

Momentum continues to grow for new bus technologies among C40 cities. With the recent addition of Changwon, Hong Kong and Los Angeles, 26 cities have now signed on to the C40 Clean Bus Declaration, demonstrating the market potential for these new technologies to manufacturers. 422 more words

Clean Energy