Tag Archive for 'decarbonising'

Wind power increasing contribution to UK’s renewable energy supply

March 31st, 2012 by RenewableUK

RenewableUK, the trade association for the wind, wave and tidal industry, has hailed the publication of UK Government figures as a clear demonstration of the significant role wind power now plays in Britain’s energy mix. Wind power capacity increased by over a gigawatt in 2011, and output increased by over 5.3 gigawatt-hours to 15.5GWh – […]

Committee on Climate Change’s Renewable Energy Review highlights major role for renewables in meeting UK climate targets

May 9th, 2011 by Committee on Climate Change

The Committee on Climate Change says that renewable energy should make a major contribution to decarbonising the UK economy over the next decades. The conclusions will be set out in the Committee’s Renewable Energy Review which was requested under the Coalition Agreement. The review concludes that a renewable energy share of around 30% by 2030 […]

LSE – The Hartwell Paper – A new direction for Climate Policy

May 13th, 2010 by Richard Lord

A major international report coordinated by the London School of Economics and Political Science offers a new direction for climate policy.  The Hartwell Paper produced by 14 authors from Asia, Europe and North America argues that a new approach is required as climate policy since the Kyoto Protocol has failed to produce any real world […]