100% global renewable energy. A utopic dream or a future reality? If we are to limit average global temperature rise to the maximum of 2℃ in the Paris Agreement, or 1.5℃ as many scientists argue, ensuring that everyone around the world receives energy produced from renewable sources is vital and will go a … Continue reading Does Renewable Energy have a Viable Future?
Natural Gas Exploration should Frack Off
Fracking for natural gas in the UK has been on the minds of the Conservative Government for a number of years now. According to the UK Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, the government believes that 'shale gas has the potential to provide the UK with greater energy security, growth and jobs'. They definitely … Continue reading Natural Gas Exploration should Frack Off
The Mess of Australian Politics
In a world of Trump and Brexit, it's hard to think of any country more of a mess politically than the USA and UK. Well, Australia is definitely trying their hardest to keep up. This isn't a brand new series of events for Australia either. There have been 6 different Prime Ministers in the last … Continue reading The Mess of Australian Politics
Renewable Energy in Europe is Looking Positive!
The EU has also recently increased its target for the percentage of energy generated by renewables by 2030. Whilst the UK only wanted to raise the target to 30%, a number of countries, including France, argued for the 32%, whilst some feel that the targets could have been increased further (Spain and Italy). Environmental groups … Continue reading Renewable Energy in Europe is Looking Positive!