'We will be the biggest green energy company in the world': Bankrolled by UAE, Masdar embarks on its 100GW journey

Masdar, Abu Dhabi's state-owned clean energy company, harbours some seriously lofty ambitions. "The current plan is that we are going to be the biggest green energy company in the world,"…

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An energy revolution is possible – but only if leaders get imaginative about how to fund it

Limiting climate change will require an unprecedented global movement to make low-carbon technologies the norm. COP26 - the UN climate conference held last November in Glasgow - showed that unfortunately,...

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'Disappointing and piecemeal': Government accused of failing to deliver much-needed green skills overhaul

The government has today formally responded to the Environmental Audit Committee's (EAC) recent report on the green jobs market, reiterating its commitment to boosting the UK's green skills base and…

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Apocalypse maybe: Forget the worst case climate scenarios, the official government risk assessment is plenty scary enough

This week both the Mail on Sunday and The Times ran stories on a little noticed Met Office-backed report titled Shared Socio-Economic Pathways, which explored the potential society wide impacts…

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'It is not woke. It is capitalism': What BlackRock CEO Larry Fink thinks of the net zero transition

The boss of the world's biggest asset manager has this morning cast the decarbonisation of the global economy as the "greatest investment opportunity of our lifetime", predicting that companies that…

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