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Opinion: Renewable energy thrives despite low oil costs

May 15th, 2018 Renewable energy now employs 10.3 million people globally, a 5.3 per cent increase from 2017, with solar energy being the largest employer. Predictions are now being made that renewable energy will be as cheap as oil consistently by 2020. Similar predictions were …

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COP23: Prof John Sweeney’s Reflections on Bonn Pt 2

November 17th, 2017 The middle of the second week at COP is when the big names arrive. Prior to this it is the officials who have been spending long days and night poring over the negotiations, hoping to present their political masters with the groundwork …

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COP23: Prof John Sweeney’s Reflections on Bonn Pt1

November 16th, 2017 The COP meetings happen in different continents each year to enable countries to minimise their travel distances and also to expose delegates to the particular needs and circumstances of countries as they seek to combat the effects of adverse climate change. This …