Climate change ‘will strip nutrients out of food’

Researchers predict hotter temperatures and the presence of more greenhouse gases in the air will diminish agricultural productivity

Earth ‘could support nearly a billion additional hectares of trees’

Acting as a carbon sink, these forests could potentially cut the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere by about a quarter

The Graphene Company paints a green future

The UK distributor of Graphenstone says each square metre of the paint is capable of absorbing 120 grams of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere over its lifetime

UK Government awards £26m for carbon capture, utilisation and storage

The finance will be shared among nine projects, including the nation’s largest emissions-capturing facility to date

US defense operations ‘create more emissions than Sweden’

A new study suggests the Pentagon, which oversees the US military, was responsible for producing about 59 million metric tonnes of greenhouse gases in 2017

Scotland smashes tree planting targets

Scotland’s Rural Economy Secretary said tree planting makes a critical contribution to tackling the global climate emergency

Carbon credits must not be a ‘free pass for inaction’

That’s the verdict from UN Environment, which suggests using carbon credits on a one-for-one basis allows certain groups and organisations to “continue on their polluting ways”

Aviation
Could new software allow aviation emissions to maintain a low altitude?

AVTECH’s technology calculates the optimum flight path depending on weather and wind patterns to save money, improve safety and slash fuel consumption

Chimney emissions
UK Government’s CCUS targets ‘vague and unambitious’

The BEIS Committee has said more must be done to implement carbon capture technologies, which it suggests are vital to tackle climate change

Ryanair
Ryanair ‘now one of top 10 carbon emitters in Europe’

A new report claims Europe has failed to implement effective measures to control the emissions growth of the aviation sector