Independent research has shown that over the past month, five of the UK’s Big Six energy providers have increased prices for their cheapest tariffs by more than 15%.
A combination of various factors serving to limit energy generated from plants in several European countries could push up domestic prices, households have been warned.
Donald Trump’s recent victory in the US Presidential election has had environmental campaigners vocally concerned about the future of global efforts to slow climate change.
The latest UN climate summit began on Monday, with leaders now settling in for two weeks of discussions and negotiations aimed at ironing out the implementation of the Paris deal and global climate goals generally.
The UN Paris Climate Agreement has officially come into force this Friday, after fast tracked ratification from the European Union pushed it past the necessary threshold last month.
A report from RenewablesUK has shown that UK companies represent a significant proportion of global offshore wind contracts provided to date, as IRENA predict that the industry is set to grow by more than six times over the next 15 years.
A proposal to ban fracking outright in Ireland overcame its first hurdle earlier this week as a vote in favour of the ban was passed unanimously in the country’s lower house, the Dáil Éireann.
The International Environment Agency issued a report this week showing 2015 to be a record year for renewable energy, with new sources constructed exceeded the total generational capacity of Canada.