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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Ban on new petrol and diesel cars in UK from 2030 under the PM's green plan

The PM confirms he is bringing the ban forward as he sets out his "green industrial revolution".

Nov. 17, 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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Boris Johnson: Wind farms to power every home by 2030

Boris Johnson will pledge £160m for building turbines as he promises to "build back greener".

BBC Science News • bbcnews
Oct. 6, 2020 ~5 min

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Robots go their own way deep in the ocean

Firms are building robots that can survey the seabed and underwater structures without human help.

By Ben Morris • bbcnews
Aug. 13, 2020 ~7 min

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Wind farms built on carbon-rich peat bogs lose their ability to fight climate change

We discovered wind farms in Spain that had carved up peat bogs, causing them to release carbon to the atmosphere.

Nicholas Midgley, Lecturer in Physical Geography, Nottingham Trent University • conversation
Aug. 5, 2020 ~7 min

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'Renewable' natural gas may sound green, but it's not an antidote for climate change

Energy companies are marketing a new fuel: 'renewable' natural gas. But it's not the same from a climate change perspective as wind or solar energy.

Emily Grubert, Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology • conversation
July 6, 2020 ~9 min

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Could high-flying drones power your home one day?

How kites and drones could generate electricity to supplement conventional wind turbines.

By Jessica Bown • bbcnews
May 2, 2019 ~6 min

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Climate change: Government deal to boost offshore wind

A deal between the UK and the wind industry will ensure 30% of electricity comes from offshore wind by 2030.

By Roger Harrabin • bbcnews
March 7, 2019 ~3 min

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