Brazilian miner Vale announces $2bn investment to cut carbon emissions

The firm aims to cut 33% of its scope 1 and scope 2 carbon emissions by 2030

From 2050, carbon sinks ‘could see reduced capacity under warmer climate conditions’

According to new research, northern peatlands able to store ‘five times more carbon dioxide than forests’ are at risk

Polish battery production granted a €480m ‘electric’ boost from EU bank

The EU-backed facilities could potentially power more than 500,000 zero emission EVs per year

Ford to scale up production of medical equipment in fight against coronavirus

The company plans to assemble more than 100,000 face shields per week and leverage its in-house 3D printing capability to produce components for use in personal protective equipment

German facility ‘to convert carbon dioxide from the air to solid carbon’

The facility will be ‘the world’s first container-scale plant of its kind’ to convert carbon dioxide from ambient air into ‘carbon black’ powder that can be used as a raw material for high-tech applications

Oxford postpones zero emission zone launch due to coronavirus

The decision was taken because the council ‘recognises businesses and residents need to focus all of their attention on managing the impacts from coronavirus’

Hertfordshire lights up streets with LED upgrades

The switch to LED street lighting is expected to eliminate almost 12,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide and save Hertfordshire’s taxpayers around £5m a year

EnBW builds ‘Germany’s largest independently-funded solar park’

The facility is expected to supply around 50,000 households with electricity, saving about 129,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide each year

Bradford to launch climate emergency plan and commit to green economy

It says the new climate strategy can potentially create 10,000 green jobs and reduce household bills

Coronavirus or Climate Change – which is more of a worry?

Energy Live News Reporter Dimitris Mavrokefalidis went down to Westminster last week to find out…