Large UK companies required to report energy use and CO2 emissions

The new rules will come into effect from April next year

Australia saw ‘highest emissions last year since 2002’

A report claims it may fail to meet the Paris Agreement targets by 2030 without corrective action

Ireland sees fall in carbon emissions

One significant contributor to the fall in emissions last year was the change in the power generation fuel mix

UK sinks £10m into bogs

More than 6,500 hectares of peatlands will help store an estimated 23,000 tonnes of carbon per year

Wales granted £5.9m for industrial emissions reductions

The initiative will work with local supply chain companies to test how carbon dioxide can be innovatively used to make high value products

EU carbon emissions up last year

They are a major contributor to global warming and account for around 80% of all EU greenhouse gas emissions

M&S trials refrigeration unit to freeze emissions

The technology is estimated to reduce carbon emissions by up to 95%

China meets 2020 carbon target ahead of schedule

It provides a boost to the Paris climate agreement, which aims to limit global average temperature increase to well below 2°C

IEA: Global carbon emissions hit record high last year

The International Energy Agency says current efforts to combat climate change are far from enough

Could smart meter data help reduce network power losses?

A UK distribution network operator aims to analyse smart meter data to identify and reduce electricity losses and cut carbon emissions. Northern Powergrid, which serves around 3.9 million homes and businesses, has launched a new programme to boost the understanding of technical losses and improve loss reduction across its network. Smart meters will provide half-hourly […]