The Week in Energy & Environment 12/12/2018

Hard Brexit could add £270 million to Britain’s energy bills, UKERC warns

The new research claims that a so-called ‘Elecxit’, and the subsequent uncoupling of the GB energy market with Europe’s, could significantly dampen Britain’s ability to trade power effectively.


CO2 emissions reach ‘all-time high’

A booming global market for cars has helped drive CO2 emissions to an all-time high in 2018, say researchers.


Turning off lights saves councils £15m ‘but costs lives’

Towns and cities are being plunged into darkness as councils turn off street lights to save money.


Tackle climate or face financial crash, say world’s biggest investors

UN summit urged to end all coal burning and introduce substantial taxes on emissions


Kellogg’s Is Making Beer From Leftover Corn Flakes To Reduce Food Waste

If you love cornflakes we have good news for you this morning – you can now drink them as a boozy weekend treat, as well as chowing down on them for breakfast.


Bulb named as UK’s fastest-growing private company

London-based renewable energy supplier Bulb has been named as the UK’s fastest-growing private company.


 


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