ENERGY

17/03-2022: The Conversation

Individual climate action – the free and instant way to help Ukraine

Behaviour change would also help tackle the climate, nature, food and fuel emergencies

25/02-2022: The Coversation

Will Russia’s invasion of Ukraine push Europe towards energy independence and faster decarbonisation?

Russia supplies much of Europe’s gas. Will their invasion of Ukraine lead to a renewed push for energy independence?

22/02-2022: The Conversation

First solar canal project is a win for water, energy, air and climate in California

Covering the state’s canals with solar panels would reduce evaporation of precious water and help meet renewable energy goals – all while saving money

21/12-2021: The Conversation

How to make up your mind about the pros and cons of nuclear power

It can be hard to make up your mind about nuclear power. Two scientists help you sort through the arguments and come to your own conclusions

07/12-2021: Nature

Build solar-energy systems to last — save billions

To withstand extreme weather, rapid innovation and rock-bottom prices, solar installations need tighter quality control, standards and testing

05/12-2021: The Guardian

Rio Tinto lithium mine: thousands of protesters block roads across Serbia

Crowds chanted slogans condemning government of Aleksandar Vučić, which backs planned Anglo-Australian $2.4bn mine

29/11-2021: Nature

The ocean’s nuclear energy reserve

Oceanic uranium represents a vast fuel resource that could ensure the long-term sustainability of nuclear power

19/11-2021: The Guardian

Rio Tinto’s past casts a shadow over Serbia’s hopes of a lithium revolution

People in the Jadar valley fear environmental catastrophe as Europe presses for self-sufficiency in battery technology

08/11-2021: The Guardian

John Oliver on the US power grid: ‘It’s not failing us, we are failing it’

The Last Week Tonight host digs into the strains – age, climate change, neglect – on the grid and urges prioritizing its upkeep