Going Green in Africa

Despite its huge renewable energy potential most African countries are still heavily dependent on fossil fuels. It’s time to turn that around.

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Unmasking BHP protests, London 2019

Clean energy’s dirty side

Mining for materials used in renewables should not threaten human rights.

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Let’s be climate leaders in 2017

Many people would rather forget 2016 and its catalogue of mistakes, disasters and deaths. The election of Trump poses a real threat to environmental progress and climate action. Richard looks ahead to a busy 2017 for climate campaigning and getting Scotland on the path to a fossil free future.

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Marrakech blog – still waiting for action on climate change

For a while this meeting looked like it might be that rarest of things, a UN climate conference that actually finished on time rather than running into Saturday or even Sunday. But, true to UN form, talks broke down last night.

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Marrakech blog – Paris Agreement gets going but much to resolve

Ministers and heads of state came to the COP today. Finance has been a big issue with rich nations shirking responsibilities and scepticism that more money or action will emerge.

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Marrakech blog – urgent action needed and still possible despite Trump

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EU departure means a tough fight to protect our environment

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Closure of Longannet signals the end of fossil fuels

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Nuclear – if only they would listen …

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