Government awards £54m to carbon removal tech projects

The funding aims to help develop new greenhouse gas removal industry in the UK

Is air conditioning harmful to the environment and human health?

Dr Xavier Moya, Lecturer at the University of Cambridge spoke to ELN about the impact of polluting gases used on air conditioners on the environment

‘Methane and CO2 emissions broke new record in 2021’

The annual increase of atmospheric methane in 2021 was the largest in the last 39 years, according to new research

British emissions rose by 4.7% last year

The lifting of lockdown led to higher transport and power station emissions

European Commission launches €100m low carbon fund

The fund will be made available to small-scale projects that slash GHG emissions

Madagascar to suffer the first famine caused directly by climate change

The UN has warned that more than 500,000 people are at the highest level of food insecurity, when Madagascar contributes a mere 0.01% of global GHG emissions each year

UN: ‘Fossil fuel production will be more than double what is needed to stop global warming’

A new report from the UNEP claims that by 2030, governments will be producing 240% more coal than what is needed to keep warming at 1.5°C

Need the loo? It’s occupied by a moo!

A new study reveals that if 80% of cows were potty-trained, it could cut ammonia emissions by up to 50%

‘Damaging climate change is already evident in UK weather’

The State of the UK Climate 2020 report emphasises that the national climate emergency is not a problem for the future – it is already here

US Better Buildings Initiative helped save $13.5bn in energy costs in 2020

It also saved more than 130m metric tons of carbon emissions – equivalent to the greenhouse gases emitted by 28.2m vehicles in a single year