Europe ‘could store at least 4,000 bn tonnes of CO2 in rocks’

An Icelandic startup has unveiled a mapping tool to prove the feasibility of its stone carbon storage technology

Stoned carbon: Will Iceland become home to the ‘world’s largest’ CO2 mineral storage terminal?

At full scale, the facility is forecast to store around three million tonnes of carbon dioxide every year

Iceland and UNEP lend support to East Africa to harness geothermal power

It is estimated East Africa could generate 20GW of electricity from geothermal energy

New EU cars and vans’ emissions rise in 2018

A new survey says 60% of the new fleet consisted of petrol cars while diesel cars represented 36%

Iceland effectively bans heavy fuel oil in shipping sector to curb emissions

The new regulation will restrict exhaust emissions containing high levels of sulphur from being burned by ships in the nation’s territorial waters

Climate action: EU, Iceland and Norway agree to strengthen co-operation

Iceland and Norway intend to develop a national climate plan describing their existing and planned policies and measures

Iceland recycles a million plastic bottles in deposit return scheme

Two thirds of customers used the reverse vending machines at least once a fortnight over the last year

Scientists commemorate first Icelandic glacier lost to climate change

A bronze plaque, which carries ‘a letter to the future’ says all of Iceland’s glaciers are expected to follow the same path in the next 200 years

Icelandic waste to get shipped abroad for Dutch energy

Geminor has signed a deal to handle what it claims is the first ever export of treated waste from Iceland

UK signs post-Brexit trade agreement with Iceland and Norway

It includes imported goods such as some fuel and oil products in a no-deal scenario