Carry coals to Paris: are the stars aligning for CCS technology projects?

The CEO of the Global CCS Institute, Brad Page, writing in the Institute’s The Global Status of CCS Report 2018 asserted that “2018 may well be the year that the stars started again align for CCS…for the first time in quite a long time, we have seen decisive action from a number of governments to include CCS in their armoury.”

The End of Civil Nuclear Power?

The World Nuclear Industry Status Report 2018 published by Mycle Schneider in September presents a hard-hitting critique of the status of and prospects for nuclear power. 

A Nordic Infrastructure Vision for Scotland

It's been great spending the summer tracking the 17th and 18th century road, bridge and canal building engineering feats of General Wade and Thomas Telford in Scotland and studying the economic impact of investment in infrastructure.

Keflavik v Aberdeen – A Tale of Two Airports

Despite ongoing investment, Aberdeen’s Airport has been awarded the worst airport in Scotland status for the fourth year running in a Which? UK Airports survey.

Why is Scotland’s Economy So Small?

The latest Scottish Government Expenditure & Revenues Survey (GERS) published on 22 August raises serious concerns about the state of the Scottish economy... or the numbers?

Global Debt Slavery?

Tracking through the overload of media information these days to identify “what really matters” is getting harder and harder.