Yesterday’s election in the German region Baden-Württemberg, one of Germany’s richest regions, saw Angela Merkel’s CDU lose power after over half a century in office and there can be little doubt that the campaign was heavily influenced by the Japanese nuclear issue.read more »
Article list for March, 2011
Yesterday’s UK Budget wasn’t that bad for climate protection, although it wasn’t nearly as good as it should have been. Announcements on energy and the promised Green Investment Bank were quite good, but those on transport were awful.read more »
Why can’t we get to clean energy without using nuclear power?
Russell Frerichsread more »
Questions about pollution from biomass combustion and the efficiency of heat pumps, from Allessandro de Maidaread more »
The horrific current events in Japan must make all who favour nuclear power question our support. I have spent much of the weekend doing so, but still believe that nuclear power is a necessary, low-carbon bridge-technology, until the world can be 100% reliant on renewables.read more »
Yesterday, the UK government announced plans to introduce a Renewable Heat Incentive. So, it does seem to be taking seriously its promise to be “the greenest government ever”.read more »
What were the carbon dioxide levels before the industrial revolution?
Benjamin Dutilread more »
The European Commission published its Energy Efficiency Plan yesterday. It isn’t bad, and calls for combined heat and power to be made mandatory in some cases. The plan should be implemented without delay.read more »