UK circles 2040 for net zero domestic flights

The UK has today opened its wings and committed to reaching net zero aviation by 2050

The Carbon Column – Carbon offset or carbon cop-out?

In this post I discuss the issues surrounding carbon offsetting and why I think they are a last resort

Disabled people ‘neglected’ by the majority of Paris Agreement countries

Researchers say governments are falling far short of their obligations to protect the rights of disabled people

SSE buys wind energy portfolio from Siemens Gamesa for €580m

The deal includes a 3.9GW pipeline of onshore wind projects in Spain, France, Italy and Greece

Government blamed for giving heavy emitters a free pass

The Environmental Audit Committee has said the combination of removal and reduction targets does not incentivise sectors to decarbonise

Glasgow invests £10m in climate resilience research

Capture of pollutants into building materials will be part of the research

Carbon offset prices predicted to increase 50-fold by 2050

New research suggests increasing demand and “unanswered questions” on supply could drive this price hike

Drax readies BECCS project with new £40m investment

The funding will support preparation works at the company’s Yorkshire carbon capture project

No more major public contracts to businesses without net zero goals

In a new policy shake-up, the government has announced authorities will take account carbon reduction plans of suppliers who bid for major public contracts

ExxonMobil launches new carbon reduction tech business

The new venture will initially focus on carbon capture and storage projects