The pre-Budget report revealed that the UK Government would double the commitment to carbon capture and storage (CCS) and support four projects phased from 2014-18.
reducing carbon emissions
Last month, the member states of the European Union (EU) and European Parliament approved - in a fanfare of publicity - a climate and energy package proposed by the European Commission (EC). It has been popularly described as the 20/20/20 package - to establish a 20% share for renewable energy and to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 20% by the year 2020.
The connection between economic activity and the oil price is a fairly obvious one. As economic activity declines, as it is now, then so will energy demand - and the cost of a barrel will follow it down.
OFFSHORE Northern Seas has long had a strong conference programme - strategic, bold and, on occasion, controversial.
FIRST-YEAR students from seven universities across England, not Scotland, are celebrating their energy-saving successes following a national competition to encourage students to reduce their energy consumption.