Risk of beer shortages as carbon dioxide supplies from ethanol plants runs low

The Renewable Fuels Association has warned economic damage will ‘go far beyond the ethanol sector’

US announces $22m fund to capture carbon dioxide from the air

The grant will cover fundamental research in materials and field testing of prototypes

UK slashes CO2 emissions by 41% since 1990

This has been driven by a shift away from coal and growth in the use of renewable energy sources, among other factors

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

CO2 emissions from global power sector ‘fell 2% in 2019’

Research conducted by an independent thinktank noted a 15% increase in solar and wind energy generation, falling short by 7% of meeting the Paris Agreement requirements

Global coal demand and carbon emissions ‘at lowest point in decades’

As coal generation dropped in 2019, wind and solar generation rose by 15%, generating 8% of the world’s electricity

Dutch Government doubles renewable energy subsidies to €4bn

The Netherlands hopes to cut 25% of its carbon emissions by the end of 2020

Arizona University to slash tonnes of CO2 by planting ‘entire forest’

Around 1,000 trees will be planted at the ”Carbon Sink and Learning Forest” which will be open to professors to conduct climate change research

New cars ‘emit 7% more CO2 than older vehicles’

A new report suggests despite this the latest emission standards have succeeded in reducing human-harming air pollution

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