BECCS, negative emissions and the net zero business future

Countries and organisations around the world are racing towards net zero emissions targets. Major companies including Microsoft, Google, Siemens and Unilever have pledged to balance their emissions to net zero before 2050.

Government backs zero global shipping emissions target by 2050

The UK expects to see zero emission vessels put into commercial service by 2025

Green methanol-powered container vessel to set sail for clean shipping

A new plant will be built in Denmark to supply the Danish shipping giant A.P. Moller – Maersk with an estimated 10,000 tonnes of green methanol

Marico Marine wins ADMIRALTY Energy Innovation Challenge

Its solution will help to grow the offshore renewables sector by giving developers access to marine geospatial data that helps to identify the best locations for new energy infrastructure

‘Only 18% of transport firms have plans to keep global warming to 2°C or below by 2050’

A new Transition Pathway Initiative study highlights the aviation sector is performing ‘particularly badly’ in terms of setting goals

Reaching net zero ‘needs to be driven by existing technologies’

That’s the suggestion from UK Fires, which says it is too risky and slow to wait for breakthrough technologies to deliver future emissions reductions

Shipping sector ‘needs more than $1tn of new investment to hit 2050 targets’

A new report from University Maritime Advisory Services, conducted on behalf of the non-profit Getting to Zero Coalition, suggests reaching full decarbonisation by 2050 could cost as much as $1.9 trillion

Tristar adds LNG tanker to shipping fleet

The vessel will be the first LNG ship to be added to the firm’s fleet of 30 ocean-going tankers

Shipping sector says clean R&D board is needed to go green

The new non-governmental body would ‘pave the way for decarbonisation of shipping’ and help develop clean propulsion technologies

Shipping giant Maersk to trial battery solution

The shipping giant says it expects the upgrade to improve vessel performance and reliability while reducing carbon emissions