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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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How the Caribbean plans to become a green energy powerhouse

Existential threat from climate change and high electricity costs are driving Caribbean Development Bank programme to boost clean energy investment

23 Jul 2014

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Captured CO2 used to grow fish food

Technology Centre Mongstad pioneers pilot plant to grow algae rich in omega-3 for $10bn farmed fish industry

16 Jul 2014

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Update: Amber Rudd appointed to DECC Ministerial role

George Osborne's former PPS to become Minister at Department of Energy and Climate Change

15 Jul 2014

Carbon budget progress report - at a glance

The most important figures and recommendations from today's Committee on Climate Change report

15 Jul 2014

UK off course for post 2020 carbon targets, CCC warns

Committee on Climate Change's annual progress report says lack of certainty beyond 2020 is eroding the country's chance of meeting fourth carbon budget

15 Jul 2014

AFC Energy moves into booming South Korean fuel cell market

UK firm signs Memorandum of Understanding with chemicals company Chang Shin to support roll out of fuel cell technology

14 Jul 2014

Atlantis set to put tidal energy on the map

Company expects first power from world's largest tidal array to be delivered in 2016, as it eyes new sites in China, Canada and Wales

14 Jul 2014

How companies can plan for a more sustainable future

BusinessGreen and DNV GL's latest roundtable outlined how businesses must incorporate climate threats into their long-term strategies

11 Jul 2014

Anglican churches to divest fossil fuel assets

World Council of Churches, representing 300 institutions including the Church of England, set to phase out oil, gas, and coal holdings

11 Jul 2014

Could a new professional body transform the sustainability sector?

New Institute of Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability aims to support those professionals tackling the biggest challenges facing business and society

10 Jul 2014

Businesses failing to prepare for climate change risks, report warns

Committee on Climate Change attacks government "underinvestment" on flooding and outlines future overheating threat for UK's aging population

09 Jul 2014

Government hits back in 'zero carbon' homes row

Minister rejects claims government is watering down zero carbon homes standard as new proposals are published

09 Jul 2014

Clean energy investment rebounds to highest level since 2012

Investment clears $66bn in second quarter of 2014, suggesting the sector could end two years of declining investment

08 Jul 2014

Asda makes 'global first' with sustainable seafood report

Company tells customers where and how wild fish are caught in response to shoppers' concerns

08 Jul 2014

Northern Ireland maintains wind subsidies but cuts solar support

Minister unveils plans to keep small-scale wind support at 4 ROCs, but solar systems drop to 1.6 ROCs as technology costs plunge

07 Jul 2014

Report: Climate change policies 'can increase UK competitiveness'

Grantham Institute study says climate legislation has not harmed UK businesses and there is no case for weakening carbon targets

07 Jul 2014

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