The UK oil and gas industry remains the country’s largest industrial investor, but faces major challenges to maintain its potential to deliver significant wealth over the coming decades, writes Mike Scott
How much trouble are we in? What we can do about it? How long have we got? With quality of life at stake and no easy answers, the time is now for tackling the difficult questions being asked of future cities worldwide, writes Jim McClelland
Concerns about rising greenhouse gas emissions, population growth, extreme weather and resource scarcity are combining to transform corporate and investor understanding of the need for sustainable low-carbon business, writes Felicia Jackson
Many see a smart city as one where a network of sensors brings together data to be analysed for the more effective management of its systems. Yet this alone will not solve a city’s problems of finance, sustainability and the protection of its citizen’s health, security and wellbeing, writes Felicia Jackson
It has split public opinion and tempers are still rising. Fracking for shale gas is a contentious issue, but supporters claim it holds huge potential benefits for the UK economy, as Jim McClelland reports
Tomorrow’s energy market will be the polar opposite of our historical centralised distribution, but we must plan for the future with a clear vision of how innovation and system integration will transform the UK’s energy mix, writes Felicia Jackson
Of the estimated £500 billion spent by the UK offshore oil and gas industry between 1970 and 2012, just £2 billion was channelled into decommissioning. The clean-up represents an enormous engineering challenge, one that will take decades and cost tens of billions, writes Rohan Boyle
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