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Sustainable energy in Europe

December 14, 2009 by Liezel  
Filed under Energy, Expert Comment, Opinion

COP15 presents a new focus for international debate and decisions about energy and its use. Godfrey Boyle discusses what the countries of Western Europe are doing to promote sustainable energy production. His album on iTunes U looks at the future energy map of Europe and questions whether energy policy is principally a scientific issue or a political one. [...]

From Stockholm to Copenhagen: Renewables on the Rise

December 1, 2009 by Kath  
Filed under Energy, Expert Comment, Opinion

By Godfrey Boyle My interest in renewable energy and climate change dates back to 1972 when I attended the first United Nations Environment Conference in Stockholm. In those days, global warming wasn’t prominent on the environmental agenda. We were concerned about pollution and worried about the first ‘Limits to Growth’ predictions that the world could [...]

Energy Security – The Economic Issue of the 21st Century

November 25, 2009 by Kath  
Filed under Energy, Expert Comment

Howard Viney argues that energy security will be the economic issue of the twenty-first century

Climate change – the why, what and how

November 23, 2009 by Kath  
Filed under Energy, Expert Comment, Opinion, Policy, Politics

By Dr Stephen Peake, Senior Lecturer in Environmental Technologies Avoiding dangerous climate change: the why, the what, but HOW? The reasons why we need to avoid dangerous climate change have been clearly articulated. So too has the scale of the challenge we face. Governments around the world have adopted the target of reducing global greenhouse [...]