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UK cities seek green innovation

The UK’s urban areas are thinking smarter about energy than ever before, and there are few better recent examples than plans in the centre of Britain’s second city, Birmingham. A combined heat and power (CHP) system is to be installed in the brand new Birmingham New Street station. A pretty...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Wed, 03/12/2014 - 08:45



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Countering the carbon bubble

The idea of a ‘carbon bubble’ is a relatively new concept – but one that is quickly gaining traction. The basic theory is that the vast majority of fossil fuel reserves in the world are technically un-burnable, thereby making huge investment in them by international finance a more risky bet than...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Mon, 09/06/2014 - 08:45



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Latest crossroads for carbon targets

When it comes to climate targets, 2020 and 2050 are the big dates. Given its imminence, it’s the former that’s hot news right now – with the view of working towards the latter. The UN’s climate change conference in Warsaw has called on nations to publish their plans for curbing emissions after 2020...

Submitted by Gary Hartley on Wed, 27/11/2013 - 08:45