Elusive energy

By 2025, the UK Government has promised to halve carbon emissions. Clean energy looms large on the political agenda, granting science a lot of room to influence the direction of current and future energy policy. But how much does science really have to say about clean energy? Time and again, we’ve heard the promises of […]

Hydrogen hope

Imagine filling your car with fuel and driving as far as your dreams could take you without worrying one little bit about your green credentials. Well, you could… if that fuel was hydrogen.  Clean, full of energy and zero carbon, hydrogen is the fuel of the future, and scientists in China have just taken us […]

Green Britain

The UK needs to increase investment in renewable energy sources if it is to meet EU climate change targets, according to a report out this week. The report was published by the Committee on Climate Change (CCC), an independent body set up to advise the government on reducing the UK’s carbon footprint. The report advocates […]