Big oil asks government to protect it from climate change

PORT ARTHUR, Texas (AP) — As the nation plans new defenses against the more powerful storms and higher tides expected from climate change, one project stands out: an ambitious proposal to build a...

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BM ‘removes much of the risk’ as virtual power plant gives UK batteries new revenue streams

Battery assets have been used in the UK's Balancing Mechanism (BM) for the first time via a virtual power plant, marking the start of what could be a new era for energy storage business models in...

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Our climate plans are in pieces as killer summer shreds records

Deadly fires have scorched swaths of the Northern Hemisphere this summer, from California to Arctic Sweden and down to Greece on the sunny Mediterranean. Drought in Europe has turned verdant land...

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The Health Risks of Our Sweltering Summers

The health threats of climate change are on full display this summer as communities around the world deal with record-breaking heat. Carbon pollution driving climate change is causing significant...

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Halfway to boiling: the city at 50C

It is the temperature at which human cells start to cook, animals suffer and air conditioners overload power grids. Once an urban anomaly, 50C is fast becoming reality

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Heat-related deaths set to treble by 2050 unless Govt acts

The Environmental Audit Committee publishes its report into ‘Heatwaves: adapting to climate change’.The Committee has found that failing to address the danger of heatwaves will threaten the...

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Climate watchdog raps government for missing decarbonisation plans

The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has rebuked the government for failing to deliver a pipeline of decarbonisation policies across several sectors, stressing that the time for it to address...

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Shell has Admitted Climate Change Could Affect the Company's Bottom Line

Shell has finally admitted climate change could dramatically impact the company’s bottom line — and soon.The company’s annual report 2018 acknowledges the impact of divestment campaign for the...

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Energy Reliability: Achieving Resiliency through Microgrids

Energy reliability and resiliency is top of mind for many companies as cybersecurity becomes more of an issue for utilities, and climate change brings with it an increased threat of natural...

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World first grid-scale liquid air energy storage project completed in northern England

The UK's energy storage sector took “a great step forward” after completing what is thought to be the world’s first grid-scale liquid air energy storage (LAES) plant at the Pilsworth landfill gas...

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