Rolls-Royce plans mini nuclear reactors by 2029

The firm says it plans to build up to 15 of the mini reactors, which can be delivered by a lorry.

By Roger Harrabin & Katie Prescott | Jan. 24, 2020 | bbcnews
~3 mins   

Tags: rolls-royce-holdings companies nuclear-power energy-industry

How liquid air could help keep the lights on

The UK will build the first ever liquid air energy storage plant, based on an idea from a backyard inventor.

By Roger Harrabin | Oct. 22, 2019 | bbcnews
~3 mins   

Tags: inventions renewable-energy engineering energy-industry

Climate change: UK CO2 emissions fall again

The decline of coal sends UK emissions down, but critics warn there's much more to do.

By Roger Harrabin | Feb. 5, 2019 | bbcnews
~5 mins   

Tags: coal-mining greenhouse-gas-emissions climate-change energy-industry

Poralia rufescens jellyfish spotted off coast of California

The Poralia rufescens is swimming off the coast of southern California in the Pacific Ocean.

By Roger Harrabin | Oct. 20, 2018 | bbcnews
~4 mins   

Tags: electric-cars wind-farms greenhouse-gas-emissions wind-power diesel-engines renewable-energy oil-gas-industry diet-nutrition agriculture food-industry fracking climate-change energy-industry


Why is this African village letting mosquitoes in?

The genetically modified insects are part of a project which aims to tackle malaria in Africa.

By Roger Harrabin | Oct. 19, 2018 | bbcnews
~4 mins   

Tags: electric-cars wind-farms greenhouse-gas-emissions wind-power diesel-engines renewable-energy oil-gas-industry diet-nutrition agriculture food-industry fracking climate-change energy-industry


New Forest brothers show off UK's biggest ever pumpkin

Twin brothers have been showing off the biggest pumpkin ever to have been grown indoors in the UK.

By Roger Harrabin | Oct. 18, 2018 | bbcnews
~4 mins   

Tags: electric-cars wind-farms greenhouse-gas-emissions wind-power diesel-engines renewable-energy oil-gas-industry diet-nutrition agriculture food-industry fracking climate-change energy-industry

Europe's new koalas arrive at Longleat

Five southern koalas have been flown from Australia to the UK to create a back-up population.

By Roger Harrabin | Oct. 12, 2018 | bbcnews
~4 mins   

Tags: electric-cars wind-farms greenhouse-gas-emissions wind-power diesel-engines renewable-energy oil-gas-industry diet-nutrition agriculture food-industry fracking climate-change energy-industry

Six climate questions for 'Green GB'

Cars, planes, heating, fracking and food will come under scrutiny as the UK bids to keep climate change to 1.5C.

By Roger Harrabin | Oct. 11, 2018 | bbcnews
~4 mins   

Tags: electric-cars wind-farms greenhouse-gas-emissions wind-power diesel-engines renewable-energy oil-gas-industry diet-nutrition agriculture food-industry fracking climate-change energy-industry

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