Energy

Global temperature graph, media emissions illustration

Media and emissions link: new ground broken

SINCE 2019, communications company dentsu has been working with the University of Bristol, the BBC, Sky, Netflix and ITV to calculate the greenhouse gas...
Kitepower kite

‘Greener’ wind power — but military potential clouds motivation

CEO starts a pan-European crowdfunding bid to advance airborne power generator MOBILE wind turbines tether a sea container to a kite, which turns in a...
Drax power station engineer looking into biomass furnace

Burned! Broadcaster accuses Drax of greenwashing

THE BBC has uncovered a greenwashing scandal involving a company that has received energy subsidies worth billions of pounds. The corporation’s Panorama programme has found...
Gas burner, euro sign, graph. Energy prices illustration

Rising energy prices worry SME owners — price-hikes coming

A SURVEY of 1,000 British SMEs indicates that rising fuel and energy costs are the greatest threats to survival in 2022. Half — 49 percent...
UN SDG13 Climate action

SDG13: The time to look at climate change is right now

What can governments and citizens do to combat climate change? BV’s JASON AGNEW continues his series on the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals… SDG13: CLIMATE ACTION UN...
Oil rig on land at sunset

Mining giant guilty of bribery charges

A MINING subsidiary has pleaded guilty in a London court to seven counts of bribery in Africa. Britain’s Serious Fraud Office exposed "profit-driven” bribery and...
DHL Express Eviation Alice

EV News Round-up Winter 2021-22

By RICHARD THOMAS STARTING with company news, UK sports car marque Lotus is following MG to China. It signed a deal with Chinese EV maker...
UN SDG12 Responsible Consumption and Production

SDG12: We’re responsible for the mess; are we responsible about consumption?

BV’s JASON AGNEW takes a closer look at UN SDG12: Responsible consumption and production SDG12: RESPONSIBLE CONSUMPTION AND PRODUCTION WITH the current global population standing at...
Electra EV Quds Rise

EV News Round-up Summer 2021

By RICHARD THOMAS EV SALES in the US grew by 95 percent between January and April, compared with a 36 percent increase in the overall...
Rolls-Royce SMR

Rolling-out nuclear power: Iconic engine-maker heading group to create mini reactors

ROLLS-ROYCE is heading a consortium planning to build 16 small nuclear power stations in the UK — and create 6,000 regional jobs. Up to 80...