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More than 15,000 buildings were built in coastal areas at significant risk of coastal flooding in the UK between 2005 and 2014, write Tom Spencer and Gerd Masselink...
US communities near pellet mills complain of fumes while experts say burning wood is a ‘disaster’ for climate change
Using biomass instead of fossil fuels may not be the answer to averting global warmingPolicies aimed at limiting climate change by boosting the burning of biomass contain critical flaws that could actually damage attempts...
The environmentalist and advisor to Drax power station, Tony Juniper, says the wood used to create energy can be coppice thinnings and waste material
About half of the power generated in the UK comes from low-carbon sources – here’s a breakdown of the four main sources of electricity
Operator of UK’s largest power station says it plans to convert one of three remaining coal-fired units to gas
Nuclear, wind and solar power in UK generate more electricity than gas and coal combined for first time ever
Energy secretary Amber Rudd (Letters, 21 April) clearly has the gift of clairvoyance. She says that no liabilities would fall to the UK taxpayer or consumer should Hinkley Point C be cancelled. Who, pray, would foot the bill...
Record year for renewables also sees financial investment by developing countries overtake that of the developed world in 2015, research shows
Sources say £10.5m plant intended to burn woodchip to power much of the university has never worked
The Bio-bean start-up recycles waste coffee grounds into biomass fuel pellets and coals that can fire up both boilers and BBQs
Power plant conversion project in North Yorkshire is one of several state-backed renewable energy projects in the UK
En menos de diez años, el país ha reducido drásticamente su huella de carbono y sus costes de electricidad, sin subsidios del Gobierno. Los delegados de la cumbre de París pueden aprender mucho de este éxito
China’s strategy for dealing with air pollution is a cosmetic exercise cynically timed to coincide with the Paris summit on climate change (Airpocalypse now: factories and schools in Beijing shut by unprecedented smog alert,...
In less than 10 years the country has slashed its carbon footprint and lowered electricity costs, without government subsidies. Delegates at the Paris summit can learn much from its success
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