SMEs and the low carbon energy transition

SMEs and the low carbon energy transition

While large businesses have more possibilities to make the low carbon energy transition, Ariel Edesess, Postdoctoral Researcher in Low Carbon Technology at Liverpool John Moores University explains in an article on The Conversation website about the difficulties facing SMEs to do the same. What are your views?   Why some green policies can actually harm … Continue reading

German car manufacturer Daimler making  huge investments in electromobility and autonomous transport as it seeks to dethrone US rival Tesla

German car manufacturer Daimler making huge investments in electromobility and autonomous transport as it seeks to dethrone US rival Tesla

More and more regularly now we are reading on the business or environment pages about the efforts to mainstream electric vehicles.  Nik Martin writes on the Deutsche Welle website about the plans outlined by Daimler’s new CEO.   Daimler doubles down on austerity as electric era beckons Daimler’s new CEO has promised the luxury German … Continue reading

Generating electricity from rain

Generating electricity from rain

There are many innovations in our low-carbon energy transition. It is hard to believe that a generator can briefly light up 100 LED bulbs with a single drop. Jon Fingas explains in an article on the engadget website.   Rain may soon be an effective source of renewable energy  There have been numerous attempt to … Continue reading

Why do so many climate change initiatives globally tend to get started, make some progress and then get stuck or even regress?

Why do so many climate change initiatives globally tend to get started, make some progress and then get stuck or even regress?

Matthew Hoffmann and Steven Bernstein, Professors of Political Science and Co-Directors at the  Environmental Governance Lab at the University of Toronto write about why so many actions on climate change starts well but then “gets stuck.” Have you experienced this?   Why action on climate change gets stuck and what to do about it Work … Continue reading

Story map from the EEA on the worsening impacts of climate change over the next decades

Story map from the EEA on the worsening impacts of climate change over the next decades

Europe’s many regions are expected to face worsening impacts of climate change over the next decades. A compilation of several existing maps published by the European Environment Agency (EEA) today illustrates how drought, heavy rain and flooding, forest fires and sea-level rise could affect some selected regions in Europe, including Central Europe, the Iberian peninsula, … Continue reading