The phasing out and shutting down of the nuclear power industry has become a trend in many countries. This decision seems to be based on irrational fears as environmental and health damage caused by nuclear accidents and nuclear waste is … Continue reading
Public awareness: on average one out of ten knows what CCS is (survey result in 12 Member States of the EU). In the Netherlands over half of the people knew what CCS is, but no other country is anywhere near … Continue reading
The clean energy market will not rise following normal economic rules of innovation – where the size of the existing market and expected price motivates innovation. Carbon is too cheap (so clean energy is not yet an attractive alternative) and … Continue reading
Australia’s need for electricity could be met up entirely by renewable energy. A team at the University of New South Wales-Kensington explains which investments it would take. The reason for not conducting so – unfortunately – is of course: money. … Continue reading
Carbon taxes and emissions trading schemes are intended to shift our preferences towards lower carbon use. But we don’t know exactly, or even approximately, whether our new choices do in fact mean we are reducing our carbon use.
Open letter by 23 high-ranking officials of American energy, climate and environmental NGOs, including Bill McKibben of 350.org, to President Barack Obama and President Hu Jintao, calling for wartime-like mobilization by the governments of the United States and China to … Continue reading
Opinion article by The New York Times editorial – on oil companies’ responses to the Gulf spill investigation.