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Asean sustainable energy week 2018
Guyana is expected to become one of the world’s largest oil producers after US firm ExxonMobil, along with the consortium partners Hess and China’s state-owned CNOOC, found sites that could deliver 8bn barrels of oil, including in the offshore Stabroek block. … [Read more...] about Anger over World Bank’s $55m pledge to Guyana’s fossil fuel industry
Gardiner said by using “sustainable biomass” Drax has “not only continued generating the secure power millions of homes and businesses rely on, we have also played a significant role in enabling the UK’s power system to decarbonise faster than any other in the world”. … [Read more...] about Drax power plant to stop burning coal, with loss of 230 jobs
"To hold on to the UK's global lead in offshore wind, it's vital that we maintain this momentum. We must ensure that the crucial legislation going through Parliament right now - the Energy Bill - sets a rock-solid framework to encourage investment in renewables." … [Read more...] about London Array becomes world’s largest windfarm as last turbine comes online
“It is no accident that every town with a university is more economically, socially and culturally vibrant than those that do not. Students are sources of vitality, energy and lode–bearers of the new – and fun to be around. They may put upward pressure on rents but they start new businesses aplenty and provide demand for existing businesses ranging from 24/7 convenience stores to clothes shops.” He added: “University academics and their research are sources of inspiration and intellectual energy. As a result, universities are major sources of direct and indirect employment – they are the anchor institutions of the 21st-century economy, and most city councils are figuring out ways to keep their students once they graduate. Do without them at your peril.” … [Read more...] about Town v gown: is the student boom wrecking communities?