Analysts: UK Carbon Emissions Hit Lowest Levels Since 1920s

UK carbon emissions last year reached their lowest level since the general strikes and the Wall Street Crash of the 1920s pushed emissions to a record low. That is the conclusion of a new analysis of government figures from website Carbon Brief, which estimates that carbon emissions fell six per …

Wind Farms Deliver all Scotland’s Power for Four Straight Days

The recent flurry of UK wind power records continued today, as analysts confirmed Scotland generated power equivalent to the country’s entire electricity demand on four consecutive days late last year. WWF Scotland, drawing on data from WeatherEnergy, reported all of Scotland’s power demand was matched by output from wind turbines …

Scotland Should Power Ahead with 50 Per Cent Clean Energy Target, Say Campaigners

Green groups have called on Scottish ministers to set an ambitious new target to source half of Scotland’s energy needs for electricity, heat and transport from renewable sources by 2030. In October WWF Scotland released analysis showing meeting half of Scotland’s energy needs with renewable technology is an achievable goal. …