A lot has changed in the energy industry since David Rodger first worked for Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group (AREG) more than a decade ago.
As Big Oil becomes increasingly regarded as a pariah, so attitudes are changing in a number of Western governments towards support for smaller nations looking to develop their fossil fuel resources.
Alok Sharma has been appointed by the Prime Minister to be the full-time president of the UN Cop26 climate conference, with Kwasi Kwarteng promoted to Business Secretary.
The starting pistol on the countdown to COP 26 has been fired and for SSE Renewables which, as part of the SSE Group, was recently announced as a partner with the UK Government to support the summit in Glasgow in 2021, there’s no better time to discuss how we accelerate the transition to net zero carbon emissions by 2050.
Extinction Rebellion is broadening its list of targets to include financial services and the media in pursuit of its environmental goals.
News that the COP 25 meeting in Madrid ended in a not very satisfactory compromise doesn’t exactly fill me with hope that the world’s leaders have really got a grip of how serious the “climate emergency” really is.
Nicola Sturgeon has said Scotland will be at the "centre of international attention" in 2020 in her New Year message.
The UK looks set to host major international climate talks in 2020 - after reaching a deal with Italy over rival bids to hold the UN meeting.