Drax awards Aussie engineers CCS project in North Yorkshire

Once operational, two carbon capture units at Drax Group’s power station are forecast to capture around four million tonnes of carbon dioxide a year each

IEA calls on G20 to accelerate clean energy transition

Accelerating the deployment of low carbon technologies could push the energy transition forward, according to the IEA and B20

US Government awards carbon capture project with $1.5m additional funding

The investment will support the next phase of the development of a facility designed to capture, use and store two million tonnes of carbon dioxide every year

Amazon announces first five recipients of its $2bn Climate Pledge Fund

The e-commerce giant will support companies developing technologies aimed at the decarbonisation of transport, energy efficiency and carbon sequestration

‘Tax frequent flyers and ban SUVs’ says climate assembly

The 108 assembly members said: ‘It is imperative that there is strong and clear leadership from the government that should forge a cross-party consensus that allows for certainty, long-term planning and a phased transition’

US Government invests $72m in carbon capture technologies

Projects will develop technologies to capture CO2 generated as a by-product of manufacturing at industrial sites as well as develop new materials for use in direct air capture

US awards $13.5m to capture carbon dioxide directly from air

Funding will be shared over three years by three laboratory-led research projects, which are focused on different major approaches to capturing carbon

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

European surveillance body greenlights Norway’s €2.1bn carbon capture and storage project

The project will see the development of carbon capture facilities at a cement factory and a waste-to-energy plant and the storage of CO2 below the seabed in the North Sea

Burning waste ‘could heat half a million UK homes and support net zero goal’

A new report suggests diverting 80% of the country’s non-recyclable waste for green heat could also help avoid four million tonnes of carbon emissions by 2030 alone