Renewables Overview

An Overview of Renewable Energy Investment and the Importance of Tackling Climate Change

At Low Carbon, we have a fundamental belief: that a low-carbon economy will only be achieved by way of an energy market in which use of traditional fossil fuels is supplanted by five principal renewable technologies.

Climate change by degree

Scientists predict an increase in the average temperature of the planet's surface of 1.4°C and 5.8°C by the close of the century.

The economic impact of climate change

Britain's own challenges according to an October 2013 report conducted by the Government and the consultant PwC, climate change due to global warming will have a induced changes in the infrastructures of developing countries.

Carbon and global warming: an overview

Carbon (from Latin: cargo, or charcoal) is the fourth most abundant element in the universe. Carbon takes several forms, or allotropes, the best-known being the hardest naturally-occurring substance, diamond, and one of the softest, graphite.