2009 News Archives

Ofgem predicts 60% energy price rise

October 9, 2009

Today Ofgem, the Office of Gas and Electricity Markets, predicted energy price rises of up to 60% by 2020. They published a consultation document showing four possible scenarios for the next 10-15 years.  http://tinyurl.com/ykzs93y They pointed out that many of our power stations are worn out and will have to be closed during that time; that we […]

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Low Carbon Innovations Network announces more webinars.

In addition to the session on the Carbon Reduction Commitment, the Low Carbon Innovations Network has commissioned Anthony Day and Cyber Associates to deliver three additional modules. They are  Quick wins on reducing carbon emissions 14 September 2009 [16:00-17:00]  10 ways to engage your staff on carbon reduction initiatives 22 September 2009 [16:00-17:00]  How to […]

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Cyber Associates in the National Press

August 6, 2009

Yesterday there was a letter in the Independent claiming that oil would never run out. We don’t agree with that at Cyber Associates, and the International Energy Agency has been quite concerned about it too. Anthony Day’s response was published today. Here’s the full text: As long as we are not concerned about emissions, it […]

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Lord Stern – Billions could die!

Lord Stern is the respected economist who was commissioned by Tony Blair and Gordon Brown to assess the impact of climate change on the world’s economy. When he reported in 2006 he recommended that investing 1% of global GDP would be enough to avoid the worst consequences, but that delay could cost the world 20% […]

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Oil is running out.

August 3, 2009

We’ve been predicting this for some time, but today The Independent headlines a statement from Dr Fatih Birol, the chief economist at the International Energy Agency. He says oil is running out much more quickly than predicted and may have serious implications for the economic recovery. Of course once it’s gone, it’s gone, and many […]

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Top Ten Tips for Sustainable Staff

July 29, 2009

Staff can make or break your sustainability plans. You need to respect their views and you need to provide them with information. Only then can you really motivate them. Here are our top 10 tips. 1. Align messages with your corporate commitment In other words – walk the talk. Make sure your policy is consistent both […]

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