Exeter City Council’s Water Lane Solar Park at Marsh Barton will begin operating this month.
Tycoon Tree-Huggers: The Rapid Rise of Green Investment Niamh Walsh examines the dramatic rise in investment in Green Technology and the wealth that follows. Despite the disastrous effects the COVID-19 pandemic has had on the global economy, the market for green and renewable energy has only grown. Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla (also the […]
A team of researchers across several universities have been awarded a £1.65 million grant from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council to produce new technologies that will improve the energy efficiency of buildings. At present, buildings are responsible for over 40% of total UK energy consumption. This project, led by University of Nottingham Dr […]
As we all well know, air pollution is the result of the release of various harmful gases that negatively impact the environment, like Carbon Monoxide, Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2), Particulate Matter (PM) and other pollutants. In 2014, Europe had an estimated 500,000 premature deaths due to abysmal air quality, according to the European Environment Agency (EEA) […]
‘Climate change is severely impacting the health of our planet and all of its inhabitants, and we must transition to a clean energy economy that does not rely on fossil fuels’. That’s a quote from the world famous environmentalist and renewable energy advocate Leonardo DiCaprio (he also does acting sometimes). ‘sustainable energy is an ever […]
“We pledge to accelerate the transition to a competitive, energy efficient low carbon economy.” This was part of the promise made by David Cameron, Nick Clegg and Ed Miliband before the general election last May. Al Gore, the American environmentalist with a Nobel Peace prize for his work in climate change activism, praised the three […]