Category Archives: renewables

Come rain or shine

Catherine Barbour Online MSc Carbon Management 2015-2016 Brazilians lack the British obsession with weather.  I often start conversations by commenting on how sunny it is, only to remember that every day is sunny in Brasilia.  Talking about water is perhaps the … Continue reading

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Morocco’s path to solar energy

Morocco ratified the Climate Convention in 1996 and was the first African country to host a Conference of the Parties of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). In 2015, Morocco presented its INDC (Intended Nationally Determined Contribution … Continue reading

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What would Brexit mean for efforts to tackle climate change?

By Rick Lyons Online MSc Carbon Management 2015-2016 If, as according to superstition, wood provides reassurance when touched, then the Climate Change Act 2008 performs the same consoling function when it comes to Brexit and UK climate policy. “We won’t … Continue reading

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