Biden's ambitious energy plan faces headwinds, but can move the US forward

Joe Biden has sweeping plans for a clean energy revolution. Congress will be a big speed bump, but it can't block everything.

Scott L. Montgomery, Lecturer, Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington • conversation
Nov. 23, 2020 ~9 min

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Green targets: Do governments meet them?

As the UK government unveils new environmental targets, what about the previous ones?

Nov. 18, 2020 ~8 min

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What does Boris Johnson's Green plan mean for Scotland?

The PM's plan will need to look heavily to Scotland for both the natural and the technical fixes.

Nov. 18, 2020 ~5 min

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UK climate plan: What do the terms mean?

Ahead of a UK plan to reach "net zero", we guide you through some of the key terms in climate change.

Nov. 18, 2020 ~6 min

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Rolls Royce plans 16 mini-nuclear plants for UK

The firm says the project will create 6,000 new jobs in the Midlands and the North of England

Nov. 11, 2020 ~8 min

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Climate change: Why the UK's carbon-free future will need rules

Tackling climate change will need action right across society and the economy - with a host of new incentives.

Nov. 8, 2020 ~8 min

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The future of nuclear: power stations could make hydrogen, heat homes and decarbonise industry

Don't count nuclear energy out – it may be our best hope of reaching net-zero emissions within the time we have left.

Michael Rushton, Senior Lecturer in Nuclear Energy, Bangor University • conversation
Nov. 4, 2020 ~7 min

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Could Scotland ever be 'the Saudi Arabia of renewables'?

Not for the first time, politicians highlight Scotland's potential to generate renewable energy.

Nov. 2, 2020 ~7 min

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Climate change: You've got cheap data, how about cheap power too?

The iPhone transformed mobile phones in just 10 years. Could green energy see a similar revolution?

Oct. 31, 2020 ~11 min

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