The Royal Society explain climate change, including the effect of greenhouse gases.
Is it real?
How do we know climate change is real? NASA summarises the unequivocal evidence.
How bad is it?
How bad is the climate crisis, and how do we assess our progress against our goals?
WWF Living Planet
The latest WWF Living Planet Report tells us of staggering declines in wildlife populations.
WWF Amazon Report
The WWF warns that the Amazon is close to various tipping points and thresholds.
Solar panel sins?
The production of many of the solar panels produced in China is the subject of UN human rights scrutiny.
Is this how the UK wants to outsource the messy job of generating electricity?
UK "scant progress"
The UK has set ambitious NetZero targets, but there is scant evidence of delivery so far.
How have GB emissions being doing recently? Find out how to keep an eye on carbon intensity.
Wind regularly fails to achieve forecasts. In 2022 it's still failing, even against reduced targets.
Why so much gas?
GB generation with CCGT gas still exceeds forecasts. When will we see it start to decrease?
More GB coal
GB is supposed to be ending the use of coal to generate electricty before 2025. But will we?
A warning that multiple world-altering tipping points will be breached if we exceed 1.5℃
We need to reduce global emissions. How is that going? According to the IEA it's going very badly.
In 2022 it became the world's largest offshore wind farm. Is it supplying 1.4 million homes?
How credible are operators' claims about the performance of their wind farms? An example.
V2G won't fix the grid
Can Vehicle-to-Grid (V2G) really provide enough for GB to be able to deal with variable sources?
UK storage options
The UK's need for LDES (Long Duration Energy Storage) is explained and options are considered.
Demand Side Response
Which measures are UK companies and policymakers considering - or not?
What is degrowth?
Advocates of degrowth say it is time to embrace a model that prioritizes social and ecological wellbeing.
How is unbridled growth at odds with social well-being and environmental sustainability.
Lithium and its cost
Lithium is seen as a major part of breaking free from fossil fuels. But at what cost?
No, acute shortages are forecast. The Boston Consulting Group explain the shortages ...
Can we grow and develop whilst still enabling nature to provide us with what we need?
Green Growth viable?
George Monbiot: "‘Green growth’ doesn’t exist – less of everything is the only way to avert catastrophe"
Wind variability is a huge issue in many places, and particularly in GB. How do wind supporters hide it?
The NSL link
Can GB always count on electricity imports from Norway? And what do we export to them?