LONDON DROWNS IN SMOG

“Air Pollution Crisis ‘Plagues’ UK, Finds UN Human Rights Expert”   “Air Pollution In London Passes Levels In Beijing… And Wood Burners Are Making Problems Worse”   “Europe Escalates Action Against UK for Breaching Air…

TRUMP VS THE ENVIRONMENT

“What We Actually Lose When The USDA And EPA Can’t Talk To The Public”   “Trump’s Hiring Freeze Will Devastate Our National Parks”   “Trump’s Hiring Freeze Will Devastate Our National Parks” “Trump’s America, Where…

GEOTHERMAL ENERGY HEATS UP

“‘The Heat is There’: Is There a Future for Geothermal Energy in Australia?” (Bianca Nogrady, The Guardian, 3 November 2016) “Despite millions of dollars invested, the Australian geothermal energy industry remains in its infancy. Will…

SAVING THE PLANET: THE YEAR WE CHANGED COURSE/BEST OF 2016

“Changing the Course of the Planet” “At Kigali, India has once again demonstrated willingness to be part of a multilateral climate deal while being able to secure a differentiated outcome for itself”. “Negotiators Try to…

THE NEW EUROPEAN ENERGY UNION

“Europe’s Green Energy Policy is a Disaster for the Environment” (Michael Le Page, NewScientist, 2 December 2016) “The EU gets 65 per cent of its renewable energy from biofuels – mainly wood – but it…

MOROCCO’S ENERGY REVOLUTION

“Morocco Takes Lead In Climate Change Fight, But At What Cost?” (Charlotte Brunea, Al-Monitor, 15 November 2016) “Morocco is pushing forward with an ambitious renewable energy sector, but its policies may be doing more harm…

THE US ELECTION CHANGES THE CLIMATE

“Most People Are Wildly Underestimating what Trump’s Win Will Mean for the Environment” (David Roberts and Brad Plumer, Vox, 14 November, 2016) “There’s no escaping the fact that the GOP is in a strong position…

THE PIPELINE STRUGGLE AT STANDING ROCK

“Time To Move The Standing Rock Pipeline” (Editorial, The New York Times, 03 November 2016) “A pipeline may well be the most profitable and efficient way to move a half-million barrels of crude oil a…