Nearly a quarter of Brits ‘live above unused coal mines with low carbon heat potential’

The water from flooded mines can be used as a sustainable heat source, according to the British Geological Survey and the Coal Authority

Webinar: Energy management as a route to securing business profitability

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Up to $40m for improved safety and environmental sustainability in offshore energy

The funding will support research and development related to offshore oil, natural gas, wind and marine hydrokinetic energy production, with a focus on safety, environmental monitoring and operational improvements

Offshore wind: Government seeks applications from potential port developers

It has launched a formal competitive process to accelerate the development of large-scale manufacturing portside hubs to create the next-generation of offshore wind turbines

Solar microgrid ‘to cut Cambodian island’s diesel use by more than 600,000 litres per year’

Total Solar Distributed Generation, in partnership with Canopy Power, is building the infrastructure on the remote island of Koh Rong Sanloem

Plastic waste can cause deformities in marine life

A new study led by scientists from the University of Exeter found sea urchins raised in plastic-contaminated seawater samples suffered from a range of abnormalities, including deformed skeletons and nervous systems

Global increases in temperature ‘could be held to 2.1°C by the end of the century’

That’s the suggestion from the Climate Action Tracker group, which previously estimated the planet’s atmosphere could warm by as much as 3°C by 2100

Wales launches action plan to manage carbon-storing peatlands

Peat is made up of organic carbon which has been trapped in the earth for thousands of years and plays a crucial role in naturally trapping and storing carbon

UK and the Philippines partner on climate and environment

The two countries have agreed to share and agree with each other’s climate priorities, including energy transition and nature-based solutions

Record year for recycling in Wales as it exceeds 64% target

It has achieved a recycling rate of 65.14%, with 18 of the 22 local authorities having delivered against the increased target in the very first year