Finnish firms launch ‘world’s first’ hub for CO2 removal certificates

Puro aims to test if CO2 removals can be made visible and tradable through an open, online platform

Spain’s Aena lands €86m for energy efficient airports

The improvements are expected to help reduce emissions by 30% in total

Ireland ‘not on course to meet 2020 emissions and renewable energy goals’

The International Energy Agency says the country’s overall energy system ‘remains heavily reliant on fossil fuels’

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Shell to invest $300m to offset carbon emissions

It will contribute to the energy giant’s three-year target of reducing its net carbon footprint by 2% to 3%

New consortium to reduce environmental footprint of rice production

It will introduce sustainable approaches to farming practices, incentivise greener production and deliver policy support to governments

LNG-to-power facility in Brazil granted $288m

The project consists of a 1.3GW CCGT plant, an LNG import terminal, a transmission line and the expansion of an existing substation

EU grants €6m for energy efficient solutions

Resalta will use the grant to evolve from being a start-up and implement a business plan for greener services

New 480MW gas plant in Belfast to power half a million homes

It is expected to create around 700 jobs during the construction period

IEA: Global carbon emissions hit record high in 2018

That was a result of higher energy consumption, which increased at nearly twice the average rate of growth since 2010

Bristol Council smashes 2020 carbon reduction target – again

It has surpassed its goal of 65% two years ahead of schedule