EU presses on with supergrid plans despite budget cuts as energy commissioner Günther Oettinger calls for North Africa and Caspian Sea nations to join in
Climate Live: The latest climate change headlines curated by RTCC, updated daily from 0900-1700 GMT
President Barack Obama and Governor Romney did not mention the ‘c’ word in the third and final election debate, but that did not stop climate change dominating discussions on foreign policy.
Today’s headlines, Glasgow’s disused mines to heat the city, African farmers find ways to tackle drought and Obama says climate change is “not a hoax”.
Speaking to a crowd at Iowa State University, Obama calls of student to choose an energy future good for both the economy and the planet.
In the ninth of the RTCC Youth Series we talk to Chris Castro from IDEASforUs about driving sustainability in US campuses, the importance of innovation and entrepreneurship and taking the group global.
Today’s stop stories including Romney’s plan for US energy independence, the first meeting of the UN Green Climate Fund and warnings over rapid warming across the Antarctic Peninsula.
Senator Harry Reid assures industry that the tax credit scheme will be renewed and takes swipe at climate sceptics.
Counter intuitively perhaps, the answer is no, as gripping TV means less people involved in higher energy activities.
Christopher Córdova, International Director of PIDES International based in Mexico talks to RTCC about the work they are doing combining theory and practical measures in combating climate change.
In a Rio+20 special, we take a look back over at the news over the last seven days from both the Earth Summit negotiations and beyond to find out what we can learn from events this week.
New figures from the Office of National Statistics sets out the UK energy picture…but how well is it performing on environmental and climate change issues?
NGO’s political director slams compromise agreement proposed by Brazil as an abject failure being steered by the interests of multinationals.
Critics say move could jeopardise development of the industry and threaten country’s national security.
Maria van der Hoeven, executive director of the IEA says that much of the technology to deliver on Ban Ki-moon’s Sustainable Energy for All project is available leaving governments to roll-out the right policies.
Majority of Europe surpasses country’s carbon dioxide cuts while renewable energy remains a fraction of that of fellow OECD and EU nations despite pace of expansion, according to new figures.
As part of our Rio+20 series focused on business and sustainable development we examine what the Stockholm Environment Institute believes will be an unprecedented energy transition needed in the next decade.
In the first of a series with RTCC, Tom Burke, founding director of sustainability consultancy E3G and a former executive director of Friends of the Earth, explains why he believes nuclear power must not be pursued.