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Failure to deliver net zero plans

Failure to deliver net zero plans Current government programmes to decarbonise industries and support the UK hit its net zero aim by 2050 will be deemed as unsuccessfully executed. The worrisome discoveries come from the analysis report uploaded today by the Climate Change Committee (CCC) which shows that there are massive losses in delivery schemes…
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£20.9bn to uphold grid capacity

£20.9bn to uphold grid capacity Ofgem has today planned for a gigantic £20.9 billion package as part of an leading five-year vision for building viable and economical regional grids. The investment will be split between 6 companies – Electricity North West, UK Power Networks, Western Power Distribution, Northern Powergrid, SP Energy Networks and Scottish and…
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North Sea projects scrapped?

North Sea projects scrapped? The fufillment of a windfall tax on oil and gas firms’ profits has reportedly made some reexamine their new fossil fuel projects in the North Sea. The Telegraph has announced that the Norwegian energy company Equinor is reviewing its plan to drill for oil and gas in the North Sea, in…
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Global shift to low-carbon energy sources is not up to speed

Global shift to low-carbon energy sources is not up to speed The world’s energy transition to renewables is not happening. That’s one of the findings of the REN21’s Renewables 2022 Global Status report, which suggests the global shift to lower-carbon energy sources is not up to speed and may make it difficult for the world…
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Red paint sprayed on Treasury to protest against oil and gas plans

Red paint sprayed on treasury to protest against oil and gas plans The Treasury buildings have been sprayed by climate activists protesting against the government’s plans to give the go ahead to new oil and gas projects. The symbolic move is targeted at showing that the government is guilty, according to Just Stop Oil campaigners,…
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Gas from grass to be used to heat UK homes

Gas from grass to be used to heat UK homes Ecotricity‘s aspirations will be supported by global manufacturer Wärtsilä to turn grass into “carbon-neutral” gas. Plans to construct a green gas mill near Reading in Berkshire were revealed by the energy company a couple of days ago. The project is estimated to cover most of…
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Governments have to stop ‘dragging their feet’ says UN

Governments have to stop ‘dragging their feet’ says UN: UN Secretary-General António Guterres has remarked that governments must stop “dragging their feet” concerning climate action and promises to restrain carbon emissions. At the time of the World Summit meeting in Vienna, he called countries that were seeking to invest in fossil fuels like coal and…
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Russia gained €93bn from fossil fuel exports

Russia gained €93bn from fossil fuel exports Countries spent almost €93 billion (£79.8bn) on Russian energy imports within the first 100 days since the tragic war in Ukraine began. A report from the Centre for Research on Energy and Clear Air (CREA) reccomends from 24th February until 3rd June the EU imported nearly 61% of…
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Is hydrogen the magical solution to emissions reduction?

Is hydrogen the magical solution to emissions reduction?: If net-zero CO2 by 2050 is the question, what is the answer? It’s something numerous organisations, people and governments have been talking about since targets were formed; how do we accomplish this swiftly and sustainably. The answer is hydrogen to many people. With its green credibility nearly…
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Could heat batteries help decarbonise UK’s beer industry?

Could heat batteries help decarbonise UK’s beer industry? Could heat batteries hold the key to the decarbonisation of the UK’s beer industry? Industries, including manufacturing, food refining and pharmaceuticals are presently using steam systems in their work. The tech is proclaimed to be a huge contributor to their overall carbon footprint. Southampton firm Caldera promises…
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