How to keep the lights on without burning the planet

How to keep the lights on without burning the planet

Ditching fossil fuels to go 100 per cent renewable is a dream within reach – thanks to new tech that keep things humming even when wind and sun aren’t there Roberto Cigna By Peter Fairley TO STAND any chance of halting runaway climate change, we need to squelch carbon emissions down to near zero by […]

Why the US is wrong to say burning wood is carbon neutral

Why the US is wrong to say burning wood is carbon neutral

EPA administrator Scott Pruitt says burning wood is carbon neutral. It isn’tAndrew Harnik/AP/REX/Shutterstock By Michael Le Page It is a disaster for forests, wildlife and efforts to tackle climate change. The US Environmental Protection Agency has decided that wood is a renewable energy source, which means it will now qualify for support from programmes supposed […]