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‘Energiewende has made things worse for climate’ says report

Nov 16, 2017

As Bonn this week hosts the COP23 climate talks, a new report claims that Germany’s Energiewende programme “has made things worse for the climate”.

Pruitt Names Industry Insiders to EPA Science Boards

Nov 6, 2017

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt announced his appointments after saying he would block scientists who receive federal research grants from serving. 

Ireland votes to divest from fossil fuels

Jan 30, 2017

Ireland is set to become the first country in the world to fully divest public money from fossil fuels.

Emerson unveils gas emissions monitoring analyser

Aug 19, 2016

Emerson has launched the Rosemount CT5400 continuous gas analyser, which it says is in response to “the worldwide need for highly accurate, easy-to-use and cost-effective process gas analysis and e...

Energy-producing states blast Clean Power Plan

May 5, 2015

Attorneys general from Virginia and Oklahoma say Clean Power Plan would cause existing coal-fired power plants to retire early and prevent new ones from being completed

Is switching from coal to gas better for the climate?

Apr 24, 2015

New report examines effectiveness of switching from coal to gas in reducing greenhouse gas emissions from the energy sector

DOE: Projects reach carbon capture and storage milestone

Apr 24, 2015

U.S. Department of Energy announces that a group of carbon capture and storage (CCS) projects have safely captured 10 million metric tons of carbon dioxide (CO2)

German coal levy decision delayed until review concluded

Apr 24, 2015

On Friday afternoon, German Minister Sigmar Gabriel stated that a decision on the proposed coal levy would be postponed until a review is conducted into the potential for job losses.

US reaches CCS milestone

Apr 24, 2015

The US Energy Secretary has heralded the viability of carbon capture and storage (CCS) after the US reached a new milestone in deployment of the technology this week.

Proposed coal levy impacting on Vattenfall lignite power plant sale

Apr 24, 2015

The German government’s plans to introduce a levy on the most polluting power generators is having an impact on Swedish utility Vattenfall’s attempts to sell its brown coal assets in Germany.