May 1, 2015

It's now almost two years since the collapse of the Desertec Industrial Initiative (Dii), an ambitious €400bn joint venture that aimed to develop the renewable energy resources of the Sahara desert for mass export to Europe. Although the Desertec Foundation – the non-profit group who developed the original idea and helped to established Dii as an industrial implementing body – continues to exist...

March 11, 2015

We're delighted to announce that Keith Taylor MEP has joined the Climate Parliament as the Chair of our group of MEPs in the European Parliament. A member of the UK Green Party, representing South-East England, Keith is a seasoned campaigner for climate action and environmental justice, and we're delighted that he has agreed to lead our campaigns in Brussels. 

Keith was a Principal Speaker for t...

October 15, 2014

Everyone knows that the topics of climate change and renewable energy are fiendishly complicated and controversial. Misconceptions, inaccurate assumptions, and factual uncertainty continue to hamper discussion; and the technical, scientific and economic complexity that surrounds the field acts as a further barrier to understanding.

To try to address this, we've put together the followi...

March 12, 2014

Climate change is already altering the Mediterranean region. If we continue along our current trajectory – pumping out carbon emissions while remaining in a state of political inertia – then an area renowned for its cuisine will become better known as a region of droughts and food shortages as the Sahara advances northwards. 

But we have a choice. The Mediterranean could become the clean energy...

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