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To reduce emissions scottish manufacturing firms awarded £3.4m

To reduce emissions scottish manufacturing firms awarded £3.4m: The Scottish Government has allocated £3.4 million to assist industrial businesses in reducing emissions. The first round of funding from the Scottish Industrial Energy Transformation Fund (SIETF) will go to eight companies, with additional private money increasing the total commitment to more than £10 million. Projects include…
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South Tyneside new use for abandoned flood mines

South Tyneside new use for abandoned flood mines. A new heating scheme in Holborn, South Tyneside, will the district gathering heat from its abandoned flooded mines and the River Tyne has been granted planning permission. A new project which will cost an approximated £23 million will use a variety of technologies in the bid to…
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Negative Perceptions of fracking have impacted UK public

Negative Perceptions of fracking have impacted UK public: Negative perceptions of fracking have also adversely impacted the UK public opinion on technologies that are crucial in the fight against climate change, revealed a new study at Cardiff University. The reputations of technologies that remove carbon dioxide from the atmosphere was found, such as direct air…
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Human based activity may boost atmospheric CO2 in 2021

Human based activity may boost atmospheric CO2 in 2021: Carbon dioxide in the atmosphere will rise to levels 50% greater in 2021 than before the industrial revolution, because of human induced emissions. That’s as reported by a new paper by the Met Office, that expects CO2 levels will surpass 417 parts per million (ppm) for…
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Ealing Studios chooses Good Energy to go green

Blockbusting emissions: Ealing Studios chooses Good Energy to turn the red carpet green World’s oldest film studio driving the industry’s environmental ambitions  One of Britain’s most iconic film studios, Ealing Studios, is deepening its commitment to going green by partnering with Good Energy’s One Point service, which streamlines electric vehicle (EV) charging for businesses, to install three fast…
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Tonnes of CO2 released if global climate rises 2°C

Tonnes of CO2 released if global climate rises 2°C: If the global climate warms by the 2°C cap as set out in the Paris Agreement, 230 billion tonnes of carbon dioxide will be set free from the world’s soils. This comes as an urgent warning from the University of Exeter, which says this may cause…
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Carbon-neutral fuel made from sunlight, CO2 and water

Carbon-neutral fuel made from sunlight, CO2 and water: A standalone device which converts sunlight, carbon dioxide and water into carbon-neutral fuel has been developed by researchers from the University of Cambridge The device which relies on photocatalysts, works on an advanced ‘photosheet’ technology converting sunlight, carbon dioxide and water into oxygen and formic acid which…
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‘Huge amount of CO2’ from Himalaya’s geothermal springs

‘Huge amount of CO2’ from Himalaya’s geothermal springs: The hot water springs in the Himalayas, one of the world’s most famous tourist destinations, release a ‘huge amount of carbon dioxide’. A new study by the Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology has found, which suggests the decarbonation process of carbonate rocks which are present deep in…
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