Ayrshire Power Limited has dropped its controversial plans for a new coal-fired power station with carbon capture and storage technology at Hunterston in Scotland.
The US Environmental Protection Agency’s right to set legal limits on greenhouse gas emissions from power plants and vehicles has been upheld by a federal appeals court.
The draft text outlined on the opening days of the Rio+20 Summit in Brazil has “gaping holes”, according to environmental group Friends of the Earth.
A group of international political and business leaders including former UK Prime Minister Tony Blair have published an open letter calling for coordinated action to save the climate and the economy.
BOC is joining Samsung as the latest stakeholder in 2Co Energy’s Don Valley carbon capture and storage project in South Yorkshire.
New technologies could transform the global energy system, reducing carbon emissions, increasing energy security and generating a huge investment return, says the International Energy Agency.
Despite worldwide economic woes, global investment in renewable power and fuels rose 17% last year to reach a record level of $257 billion, according to a new report.
UK Prime Minister David Cameron and his Norwegian counterpart Jens Stoltenberg yesterday signed a ‘landmark’ energy partnership to secure affordable, long-term supplies.
The International Energy Agency yesterday set out the ‘golden rules’ for exploiting natural gas while allaying concerns over environmental and social impacts.
Greenhouse gas emissions across the whole European Union were up 2.4% in 2010 driven by a cold winter and economic recovery after the 2009 recession, according to the European Environment Agency.