Activists blocked the entrance to Peterhead Power Station this morning in a protest against site operator SSE’s sponsorship of the COP26 summit.
A landmark International Energy Agency (IEA) roadmap says no new oil and gas fields should be developed – beyond those already sanctioned -- if the global energy sector is to achieve net-zero emissions by mid-century.
Cop26 must consign coal power to history, signal the end of polluting vehicles and call time on deforestation, the president of the climate summit has urged.
A north-east renewables body is calling on Scotland’s new government to make the sector a top priority ahead of crunch climate talks later this year.
Sir Ian Wood has said he is confident the UK Government will not cave into pressure over continued oil and gas production in the North Sea.
Senior political figure says UK Gov should avoid delaying COP26 again, but admits decision ‘isn’t in our hands’
The COP26 climate conference should not be delayed for a second year if the UK “can possibly avoid it”, a senior political figure has said.
The Scottish Government should create a “skills guarantee” to help workers make the leap from oil and gas to low-carbon sectors, an independent group of experts has advised.
Nicola Sturgeon has warned that an immediate ban on new North Sea exploration could cost “jobs, livelihoods and living standards” in the north-east.
UK ministers are considering a ban on new oil exploration licenses in the North Sea as a move away from fossil fuels, a step that could hit jobs and the Scottish economy, the Telegraph reported.
At COP21 in Paris in 2015, 11 countries made gas flaring a stated commitment to their Paris Nationally Determined Commitments (NDCs). Disappointingly, five years on, flaring has increased for these 11 countries, by 6% to 60 billion cubic metres per year.
Experts from EY, Wood Mackenzie and NorthStone Advisers say setting renewable energy targets will be high on oil and gas firms' agendas.
The United Nations climate change conference which is to be held in Glasgow in November should be a source of inspiration and an opportunity for Scottish industry to showcase its Net Zero manufacturing supply chain.
This November, the world’s heads of state, climate experts and campaigners are expected to come together in Glasgow for the COP26 summit to discuss action to accelerate towards the goals of the Paris Agreement. Hosted by the UK this latest United Nations Climate Change conference will be a pivotal moment in history and comes at a time when the world faces the twin existential crises of climate change and the coronavirus pandemic.
CfD, floating offshore wind and supply chain concerns all in the spotlight as Energy Voice and EY’s 10 Point Pod gets underway
The UK Government’s commitment to developing offshore wind has been unequivocal.
The UK Government announced its 10 Point Plan for a Green Industrial Revolution amid much fanfare in November. The points laid out in the strategy pave the way to the UK’s net zero future. But what are they? Why have they been identified? And what impact will they have on the energy sector and the wider economy?
After a truly challenging 2020, hopefully 2021 will offer something to look forward to.
The International Energy Agency (IEA) has announced plans to produce the “world’s first comprehensive roadmap” setting out how to reach net zero emissions by 2050.
In 2020, we collectively experienced rapid and significant changes to both our personal and work lives. The energy industry has been affected as much as any and the drop in oil price is always felt across north-east Scotland.
The world’s eyes will be on Scotland in November when global leaders are set to meet in Glasgow for the COP26 summit, a year later than originally planned.
Former UK energy minister Claire O’Neill has slammed the government’s “cavalier attitude” and in-fighting in the lead up to the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow.
With COP26 less than a year away, an intergenerational climate emergency requires intergenerational action. We have over 1,000 young energy experts that can help shape the climate debate, writes the Energy Institute’s Sinead Obeng AMEI
Energy bosses have been served a “fresh wake up call” that the sector needs to accelerate progress to tackle climate change in order to attract top talent.
The long-awaited United Nations Climate Change Conference will be a chance to “reset the benchmark” ahead of the worldwide push for net zero, according to one of the leading figures behind the event.
SSE, operator of the Peterhead Power Station, is facing backlash from various climate groups after being announced as one of the first sponsors of the COP26 summit in Glasgow.
In the “business-as-usual” version of 2020, global leaders should have been gathering this week in Glasgow for the most important meeting on climate since the Paris Agreement five years ago.