Pressed by Energy Demands, UK Allows Drilling for Shale Gas

LONDON. – In September, the UK Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC) announced that the government will remove legislative barriers to onshore oil and gas and to deep geothermal exploration. Such measures will allows companies to start drilling and testing for shale gas in the UK and to begin to exploit available resources. Stipulations […]

French Greenhouse Gas Emissions Stabilize According to Report

According to a study released on August 27, 2013, French greenhouse gas emissions have dropped, per capita, since 2008. The study, released by French consulting firm Carbone 4, which specializes in carbon strategy, showed a slight increase of 1.9% in total French emissions, but when adjusted for population increase and calculated per person, a drop of 0.7%. […]