Shell wraps up acquisition of carbon farming company

Environmental services company Select Carbon specialises in developing projects which aim to increase carbon capture in plants or soil and reduce Australia’s emissions

Government commits £350m to supercharging green recovery

The package of funding is set to accelerate the decarbonisation of heavy industry, construction, space and transport sectors

‘Europe needs almost €3 trillion of investments to reach climate-neutrality by 2050’

A European Green Deal is feasible only if the continent achieves a 65% reduction in CO2 emissions by 2030, according to a new study

British Airways announces immediate retirement of entire 747 fleet

The airline giant says it is unlikely the ‘queen of the skies’ will ever operate commercial services and says it plans to replace it with more modern and fuel-efficient aircrafts

EU Member States ‘must steer recovery funding towards climate neutrality’

The Climate Action Network Europe and CEE Bankwatch Network have identified investment proposals that they say must be funded to ensure a green economic recovery is possible

Gemserv: ‘If we don’t deliver net zero we are looking at a fundamentally different world’

That’s the suggestion from Alex Goody, CEO of Gemserv, who spoke to future Net Zero about the journey towards 2050

Ofgem announces £25bn investment programme to transform UK’s energy networks

The proposals aim to enable the delivery of emissions-free green energy across the country and meet national net zero targets, while also maintaining high levels of service and grid reliability

Offshore wind ‘will prove critical for Europe to hit its 2050 targets’

Politicians from across the continent have stated a new European offshore wind framework is needed to help overcome the barriers presented during the deployment of joint and hybrid projects between countries

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Almost 90% of energy professionals say the UK is currently off track for net zero by 2050

That’s the gloomy suggestion made in the Energy Institute’s latest Energy Barometer report, which surveyed more than 350 UK professionals from across the sector

‘UK net zero target at risk without nuclear power’

A new nuclear power programme with the help of hydrogen, clean fuels and district heating could provide up to 40% of clean energy by 2050, according to a report