Birmingham to host global zero emission vehicles summit

World leaders will join industry experts, academics and financial institutions at the ‘world-first’ event to find ways to reduce carbon emissions and improve air quality

EU proposes binding national emission targets

The European Commission has proposed binding annual greenhouse gas (GHG) emission targets for Member States. They cover the transport, buildings, agriculture, waste, land-use and forestry sectors and aim to meet the agreed goals by 2030. The UK will have to cut emissions by 37% and countries such as The Netherlands and Denmark by 36% and 38% […]

UK could raise carbon emission target to 30%, says Climate Change Minister

The UK is in a good position to raise its carbon emission target to 30% by 2020, Climate Change Minister Greg Barker told the BBC this morning. But the UK should do so only if the rest of Europe follows, he added. The Minister is set to try and convince other EU countries next week […]

UK industry welcomes Government’s CCS competition relaunch

The UK industry has welcomed DECC’s carbon capture competition following “very clear” sets of guidelines this time around. The original Carbon Capture Storage (CCS) project was cancelled last year due to complaints from energy companies. National Grid told ELN of their interest in the competition as the study on CCS now is “more viable” in […]