Matthew Bell is a director at Frontier Economics. From 2014 to 2017, he was the chief executive of the UK’s Committee on Climate Change. ... Read More
The UK government today awarded contracts worth £176m to 11 low-carbon electricity schemes, with offshore wind the big winner. These projects will... Read More
Before 2005, US carbon emissions were marching upwards year after year, with little sign of slowing down. After this point, they fell quickly,... Read More
The UK government has asked Prof Dieter Helm, an economist at the University of Oxford, to carry out an energy cost review and report back by the end... Read More
Coal supplied less than 10% of UK energy in 2016, probably its lowest share in hundreds of years. Yet progress in cutting demand and growing... Read More
Global investment in coal-fired power plants is set to decline "dramatically" after passing an all-time high during the past several years, says the... Read More
Just over a year ago, the G7 group of nations pledged to end all “inefficient fossil fuel subsidies” by 2025. ... Read More
The future UK electricity mix will have more renewables, batteries and interconnectors than expected, according to long-awaited new government... Read More
The UK's plans for a fleet of new nuclear plants have suffered another setback after Japanese firm Toshiba said this week it would not build the... Read More
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