ENERGY

Latest figures from the Energy Information Administration (EIA) show that worldwide energy intensity has decreased by nearly one-third between 1990 and 2015 with reductions seen in both developed and developing countries
Geographical’s regular look at the world of climate change. This month, Marco Magrini looks at energy storage
Geographical’s regular look at the world of climate change. This month, Marco Magrini looks at our oil dependency
Did coal power China’s great escape from poverty, or not? Evidence suggests that there are many lessons which developing countries could learn from the detrimental side effects of China’s industrialisation
A German energy firm has designed ‘Biogas backpacks’ in an effort to boost local energy businesses in Ethiopia
Hydraulic fracturing – or ‘fracking’ – now accounts for more than half of all US crude oil output
New figures show that one third of all coal mines in Queensland, Australia are running at a loss
Torrential weather is boosting British renewable energy
Is it possible to provide affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for the world’s entire population? Speakers from the RGS–IBG’s latest 21st Century Challenges discussion offer their thoughts
In the latest test at the Horse Hill site in Surrey, United Kingdom Oil and Gas has found that oil flows freely to the surface. Geographical investigates the future of the Weald Basin

Floating power

Plans for the world’s largest floating wind farm are given the green-light as part of growing interest in Scottish offshore wind energy

Threatened heritage

A third of all natural World Heritage Sites around the world are found to be ‘under threat’ from extractive mining
Marco Magrini reports for Geographical on daily events at the COP21 UN climate change conference in Paris
President Obama has rejected the controversial oil pipeline, Keystone XL, once and for all. Geographical explores how the pipeline became symbolic of US climate conflict and what it could mean for big oil

Dirty money

The countries of the G20 have been collectively subsidising the fossil fuel industry to the tune of $452billion a year

Clean landings

India’s Cochin airport claims to be the first completely solar-powered airport
With protests on the outside and job cuts on the inside, Shell's activities are anything but quiet. Geographical takes a look at why the energy company is so determined to drill in the Arctic

Algeria faces the frackers

Algeria’s plans to develop fracking are meeting with local resistance

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