Global food waste treatment ‘could slash emissions by equivalent of all EU cars’

The World Biogas Association says anaerobic digestion can recycle inedible food waste into clean heat and power, transport fuel and fertilisers

Efficiency of electrifying heat ‘must be accurately assessed’

A new report suggests this is necessary to inform consumers about the real efficiency of electric heaters

Tesco sticks 13% carbon savings in its basket

The supermarket giant is working towards becoming a zero-carbon business by 2050

Argentina’s eating habits ‘are the most emissions-intensive’

The nation’s high beef consumption means it tops a new table ranking greenhouse gas emissions from food

Cheshire energy hub welcomes first green power facility

A 21.5MW biomass unit has started operating at the site

More than 170 nations agree to halve shipping emissions by 2050

The industry currently represents nearly 3% of global emissions

Ukraine to host ‘one of Europe’s biggest solar plants’

The 200MW Nikopol SPP solar power plant will be built in the country’s Dnipropetrovsk region

New power source ‘could create energy while cutting carbon’

Its developer has received a £1 million grant to help fund the building of a 400kW prototype plant in the UK

UK’s greenhouse gas emissions fell 5% in 2016

The UK’s greenhouse gas emissions fell by 5% in 2016. That’s according to new statistics from the government, which shows 467.9 million tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent (MtCO2e) emissions were released, down from 492.4 million tonnes the year before. This put the year’s emissions 41% below the 1990 base year. A large part of this […]

University artfully reduces oil-based emissions

The University for the Creative Arts (UCA) has reduced carbon emissions from energy consumption by more than a third since 2010. The organisation said this is saving 2,286 tonnes of carbon emissions per year and has helped UCA achieve its 2020 green target three years early. The carbon reductions were made possible by the introduction […]