Edinburgh sets new ambition to be a Million Tree City by 2030

Edinburgh already outstrips other Scottish cities by having more trees per head of population, with more than 730,000 urban trees compared to around 519,000 residents

Sinopec’s shale gas field in China sets production record

The Fuling Shale Gas Field has produced 40 billion cubic meters of shale gas, as announced on 8th October 2021

‘UK’s first’ £165m plastic recycling plant hits application status

The site will be based near Ellesmere Port and if approved could prevent more than 190,000 tonnes of carbon emissions per year

Fresh $45m fund to decarbonise natural gas power and industrial sectors using CCS

Projects will help advance point-source CCS technologies that can capture at least 95% of carbon emissions from facilities that produce commodities like cement and steel

bp to invest $269m to boost renewable diesel production at US refinery

Three projects at its Cherry Point Refinery in Washington aims to improve efficiency, reduce carbon emissions and more than double production to 2.6m a year

‘Tech sector emissions to cut by 40% by 2030’

That’s the suggestion of a new report that claims technology advances could enable 8.5Gt of carbon savings by the end of the decade

Don’t demolish, retrofit!

That’s the claim of engineers who believe government should set more ambitious targets to decarbonise the construction sector

Major green energy infrastructure projects to power New York City

Combined, they will produce around 18m MWh of renewable energy per year, enough to power more than 2.5m homes

Shell to build ‘one of Europe’s biggest’ biofuels facilities

The 820,000-tonne a year plant in the Netherlands will help to meet the growing demand from the transport sector, including hard-to-decarbonise sectors such as heavy road transport and aviation

Chevron and Caterpillar link up for hydrogen demonstration

They aim to explore the the feasibility and performance of hydrogen for use as a commercially-viable alternative to traditional fuels for line-haul rail and marine vessels