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Will Nichols joined BusinessGreen as a reporter in September 2010.

He produces a wide range of news and analysis for the site, with a particular focus on low carbon transport, environmental risk, and green management.

Will trained as a journalist at Brunel University and worked on a number of local papers and green energy website New Energy Focus before joining BusinessGreen.

He previously worked for BP spending two and half years in the company's graduate scheme.

 

Articles by Will Nichols

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Green energy from farms could power 1.3 million homes

Industry coalition says 10GW of potential could be tapped to help UK meet its renewable energy targets without impacting agricultural production

21 Nov 2014

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How DHL is delivering a low carbon Formula E championship

Logistics giant partners F1 but faces a new challenge in lowering emissions of the all-electric motorsport series

21 Nov 2014

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T pylon rises at National Grid training centre

Line of six pylons featuring new lightweight design will be built over next six months, allowing construction and engineering testing

21 Nov 2014

Governments must 'get wallets out' for carbon capture, says CCS pioneer

Canadian utility SaskPower, which brought the first large scale CCS plant online this year, urges UK to put money where its mouth is

20 Nov 2014

UN: World must achieve 'climate neutrality' by 2100

Report warns global CO2 emissions may have to hit zero soon after the middle of the century if world is to stay within 2C temperature rise

19 Nov 2014

IKEA bolsters US wind portfolio with largest clean energy deal yet

Swedish furniture company agrees to purchase 165MW wind farm in Texas to continue 100 per cent clean energy push

18 Nov 2014

One in five new homes could dodge zero carbon standards, builders warn

Government proposals to exempt developments of 10 homes or fewer from regulations will result in higher energy bills, industry says

18 Nov 2014

Toyota unveils fuel cell powered Mirai

Sedan set to go on sale next year underlines faith automaker has in hydrogen technology

18 Nov 2014

Ocean damage threatens economic wellbeing, says Céline Cousteau

Jacques Cousteau's grand-daughter warns climate change and pollution are putting oceans' ability to provide food and medicines at risk

18 Nov 2014

Mondelēz International brews up sustainable coffee ambition

Coffee Made Happy programme aims to help secure a sustainable future for one million coffee farmers

17 Nov 2014

'Green tape' can boost growth, study finds

Grantham Institute report says environmental regulations can drive economic growth by encouraging business innovation

14 Nov 2014

Greenpeace targets Shell's 'keep the lights on' ad with Arctic counter-attack

Campaign group hoists banner with the message 'let's keep the drills on, so the Arctic's gone when she's your age' opposite Shell's London HQ

13 Nov 2014

IEA chief: act on climate or "say goodbye to the world we are used to"

Leaders must send strong signal at Paris climate change conference to deliver four-fold increase in clean energy investment, Fatih Birol warns

13 Nov 2014

Fracking no silver bullet for energy security or climate change, study says

Researchers say natural gas can play bridging role to low carbon economy, but must be phased out by mid-2030s

12 Nov 2014

IEA World Energy Outlook 2014: In numbers

The figures green business leaders need to know from today's landmark report

12 Nov 2014

IEA: $550bn fossil fuel handout is stalling clean energy progress

Landmark report says subsidies are four time those received by renewables and warns energy system is struggling under the strain of rising demand

12 Nov 2014

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