It is "inconceivable" that electric vehicles could be as polluting as conventional cars, new research has found, dismissing recent speculation that electric vehicles emit similar rates of CO2 to diesel vehicles when battery manufacturing is taken into account.
Stranded fossil fuel assets and the renewable momentum: Power sector responds to net zero legislation
Prime Minister Theresa May’s announcement that the government will indeed legislate for a net zero economy by 2050, albeit with certain caveats, has been lauded by the power sector.
The government has made the first steps towards designing and implementing its own emissions trading scheme (ETS), paving the way for carbon pricing aligned to that of the European Union to continue post-Brexit.
Industry reaction to today's landmark report from the Committee on Climate Change, which recommends a 2050 target date for the UK's economy to become greenhouse gas-free.
The UK could end its contribution to global warming by phasing out greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has said, a target which would drive a revolution in the country’s power system.
Today the UK’s Committee on Climate Change has recommended that the UK eliminate greenhouse gas emissions from its economy by 2050, in a move which would have significant repercussions on its energy system. Liam Stoker looks at what shape that system may take.
The UK now looks all but certain to miss emissions reductions targets out to 2032, new statistics out today have revealed.
The global energy transition could create financial benefits worth as much as US$160 trillion by 2050, the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has said.
Independent energy supplier Igloo is trialling a new smartphone app which it says can reduce electric vehicle charging emissions by as much as 20%.