energy

Renewable energy - wind turbines

The energy descent future

Joshua Floyd
Dr Samuel Alexander
| 21st December 2018
The transition to renewable energy will entail a period of economic deintensification or 'degrowth' that could benefit wellbeing.

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UK fracking go-ahead further chills the renewables sector

Joseph Dutton
| 27th July 2018
The UK government’s decision this week to allow fracking undermines its commitments to tackle climate change and reduce fossil fuel use. It came just days before the government’s own data showed renewable electricity hit a record high last year. JOSEPH DUTTON reports

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As the sun sets around the world, the lights are turned on, but in some places, there are more lights that others. (c) NASA

Stepping stone or leapfrog?

Andrew J Conway
| 6th October 2017
New, decentralised forms of energy are taking shape. Will these new forms be a stepping stone to replicating the developed world's centralised power systems, or will they be a leapfrog to a new model of energy provision?. ANDREW J CONWAY reports.

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