New Economics as if People Mattered

How do we shift from a three to One Planet Living across the UK, in a way that is inclusive and creates sustainable prosperity for all? What will this look like and how can we achieve it? Must we divest just from fossil fuel reserves that we can’t afford to burn or from the much wider linear […]

Millions of Times Greener Than Green?

There is a strong conjecture that climate change and world population numbers are linked. Population growth is driven by poverty and personal incomes are linked to energy poverty. Abundant quantities of clean affordable energy accessible by all nations, particularly those still developing, would bring about a transformation in society at the global scale. Could such an energy […]

Accelerating the transition to a fossil-fuel-free future

A surge in research activity is needed to switch the global economy away from its present reliance on fossil fuels.
The challenge is technological, and the need is urgent. An international programme with funding commensurate to the challenges posed by climate change will be discussed.

Will Underground CCS Work?

Longannet Power Station For many years the idea of carbon capture and storage has been floating around as a solution to global warming. But is it viable? With the government’s publication of a roadmap for carbon capture and storage (CCS) earlier this month, and the inclusion of CCS in the Committee on Climate Change’s recent […]