Could coal waste prove an energy treasure?

Global coal waste could be used to provide energy equivalent to 70% of Saudi Arabia’s oil reserves. That’s according to energy company Arq, which claims its technology could convert this waste into a low carbon feedstock. It has already patented the process and secured $175 million (£129.5m) of funding to roll out the technology. The […]

Farmers cut bills by cutting pollution

Farmers who are reducing the risk of polluting nearby water reservoirs are also cutting their bills. The findings come ahead of a deadline for certain farmers, who work in areas with a high risk of pollution called Nitrate Vulnerable Zones (NVZs), to have up to six months’ storage for livestock slurry in place. Slurry and […]