Carbon dioxide
Scientists work out way to get geological CCS rockin’

Researchers at the University of Edinburgh say interrupting the flow of gas into underground rock storage can improve efficiency

Emissions
UK emissions intensity dropped 4% between 2016 and 2017

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) described the reduction as a continuation of a long-term trend

Chimney emissions
Atmospheric carbon dioxide levels ‘to soar through 2019’

The Met Office has predicted a rise in carbon dioxide concentration of 2.75 parts per million

Internal combustion engine
Could microwaves cut engine emissions?

Micro Wave Ignition suggests replacing spark plugs with its innovative new ignition system could reduce fuel consumption

Carbon emissions ‘to rise for first time in five years’

The IEA expects greenhouse gases from advanced economies to spike as oil and gas use increases

Green algae cells
Could fossilised algae provide the best global warming timeline?

Scientists suggest a component of chlorophyll can be used to study the past and predict the future

Scotland launches marine environment and climate research

It will explore the marine environment’s ability to store carbon dioxide and mitigate against the effects of climate change

New battery tech ‘could suck CO2 out of the air’

Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology say it could be integrated with carbon capture tech

The North Face to offset the carbon footprint of its athletes’ expeditions

The clothing brand will support reforestation efforts to balance out its impact on the environment

Amazon’s mangroves ‘store twice as much carbon as rainforest regions’

Researchers say protecting these wetlands could play a significant role in preventing climate change