Workers install solar panels containing photovoltaic cells at the new Solarpark Eggersdorf solar park on September 4, 2012 near Muencheberg, Germany. Photo: Getty Images
The case for solar and wind power is strong, but UK governments stubbornly stick with nuclear
By Keith Barnham - 13 May 15:42

Countries like Germany, China and Japan are racing ahead in switching to renewable energy sources, while the UK continues to stubbornly stick to outdated nuclear power.

David Reiner
Beware simple answers?
By David Reiner - 19 October 13:33

These are times of profound challenges for the energy industry and for climate change policy both in the UK and globally – being able to keep prices low, dramatically reduce greenhouse gas emissions and avoid relying on unstable regions for our energy see

Philip Sellwood
The future of energy: smarter technology, smarter behaviour
By Philip Sellwood - 19 October 13:21

The future of energy in the UK is complex – it will have a whole host of variables in play.

Future of Energy Video
By pardhu - 15 October 11:00


New Statesman
Rising Populations: Rising Demand
By New Statesman - 11 October 5:28

Global population increases, particularly in developing countries,  will put huge pressure on our energy provision.

Jeremy Bentham, Vice President Global Business Environment at Shell
Q&A with Jeremy Bentham
By New Statesman - 11 October 5:04

The New Statesman talks to Shell’s Vice President Global Business Environment


Which technologies do you think will show most progress in the next ten years?

The future of energy
The Future of Energy
By Jeremy Bentham - 09 October 6:14

For the past 200 years human beings have depended on fossil fuels, and this doesn’t seem likely to change any time soon. Despite sustained pressure from environmentalist groups, it looks like gas and oil are here to stay.