Articles by Toby Lockwood (ONE Team)

Woodlands, north of Houston (USA). Photo credit: Brett Coomer/Houston Chronicle

A cold reminder

As February’s bout of extreme cold weather left millions of Texans without power for days, it seemed all the more jarring in a state famed…


Elon Musk at the SpaceX Falcon Heavy Flight 1 post launch press conference. Photo credit: Daniel Oberhaus

Does carbon capture need Elon Musk?

Carbon capture and storage (CCS) often divides opinion as a climate change solution, but the technology received high-profile backing in January in the form of…



Tokyo harbour at night. Photo credit: mrhayata (flickr.com)

Big in Japan

Japan’s energy policy made headlines in July, when the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry announced plans to phase out older, inefficient coal plants, along…







…From little acorns grow

Despite over ten years of trying, and numerous political initiatives at the national and EU level, carbon capture and storage (CCS) has yet to take…


The Allam Cycle fires up

Last April the town of Laporte, Texas, was the setting for what could prove to be a turning point in the losing battle against carbon…





Photo by Energy.gov

A fine biomess

Old power plants switching from coal to wood has been one of the major energy trends of the decade, allowing them to avoid carbon taxes…