REA: ‘Energy crisis shows energy must diversify and decarbonise’

It claims the hike in gas prices is key evidence that the UK’s energy system must become less one-dimensional

Carbon dioxide supply shock ‘could lead to food shortages in Britain’

The meat industry warns businesses could grind to a halt if they cannot secure an adequate supply of CO2 as the gas plays a ‘critical and irreplaceable role’ in the food and drinks manufacturing process

‘UK banks responsible for 805m tonnes of emissions in 2019’

A new report claims that banks and investors have financed close to double the carbon emissions of the whole UK

Breathe in Martians!

Estonian startup aims to produce oxygen from the planet’s CO2

New York launches $10m carbontech development initiative

The economic opportunity of expanding the carbontech market to industries not yet served by it, including building materials and consumer products, is estimated to be worth $1tn in the US and $6tn globally

Met Office: Atmospheric CO2 is now 50% higher than pre-industrial levels

‘It took about 200 years for the atmosphere to see a 25% increase in the atmospheric concentration of carbon dioxide, but only another 35 years to reach this year’s sorry milestone of a 50% increase.’

Fracking has had a ‘negative impact on public perception of climate technologies’

A new study has found that the reputation of emerging technologies in the fight against climate change has been tainted by the criticism of fracking

Equinor and ENGIE team up to produce hydrogen from gas

The project will be designed to capture carbon dioxide and store it permanently offshore

UK emissions ‘fell by 44% between 1990 and 2019’

Latest stats show energy sector has decarbonised by 65.5% from 1990 but transport by just 4.6%

Britain’s smart meter network hits 10 million milestone

The roll out is estimated to prevent the release of up to 275,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions every year