renewables

2009 dawn of circular economy

2009 Dawn of the Circular Economy 1st Year Landfill was More Expensive than Recycling

In 2009 in the UK a number of things came together which changed the waste management scene like never before. Waste, Yes! Common rubbish became a resource and an opportunity.

Refuelling the debate: renewables vs nuclear energy

The near meltdown of reactors at the Fukushima nuclear power station in Japan has re-fuelled the renewables vs. nuclear debate, bringing the complex economics of low-carbon energy generation back to the fore.  We take a look at the impact of the disaster on the cost of nuclear energy generation, and question what this could mean […]