Day: 5 May 2000
Shell meets CO2 reduction target two years early
The global energy company, Shell, has published an integrated social and environmental report looking at its progress toward sustainable development in 1999. The company met all of its environmental performance targets - including its carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions reduction target for 2002 - with the exception of its goal for spills.
Government says growth of solar power depends on market liberalisation
The UK's Minister for Energy, Helen Liddell, has told a solar power conference that the industry must operate in a liberalised market place and cannot expect large scale subsidies to help it compete with conventional sources of electricity.
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