We won’t completely shift from gas soon, but the amount of gas we need will decline. And the smarter, more innovative and more productive we are, the faster demand for gas will decline.
Japan energy White Paper details “urgent challenge” of switching to low-carbon electricity supply, sets low-ball renewables target of 22-24% by 2030.
London Mayor presented his Environment Strategy last week, setting out his vision to make it the greenest city in the world.
The last few weeks have set new standards for national stupidity, as the government dances to the tune of the fossil-fuel industry, and tries to establish as many new coal,VSG, LNG and oil projects as it can before the shutters come down.
Australian institutional investors have a strong appetite for low carbon assets, but policy uncertainty and a lack of scalable deals are major barriers.
How did we get to a low carbon world? Barely; with enormous difficulty; with no time to spare; with a constant eye for other options.
While the Coalition maintains that ambitious targets for renewables and emissions reduction would be economically catastrophic for Australia, a new report from Citigroup has come to exactly the opposite conclusion: strong climate action could save governments around $1.8 trillion by 2040, while inaction could cost as much as $44 trillion by 2060.
Electricity generation in UK in 2014 fell by 6.7%, but low-carbon electricity increased to a record high, as did renewable energy.