Britain reaches 34 days in a row of burning coal

Britain reaches 34 days in a row of burning coal: Britain hit a 34-day coal burning stretch, by using the polluting fossil fuel to top-off its electricity supply each day from June 25th through July 28th. The Nuclear Industry Association (NIA) cautions of the peril of getting caught in a “fossil fuel trap” where there…
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UK at vital crossroad for climate & environment says May

UK at vital crossroad for climate & environment says May: The UK is at a critical crossroad for our climate & the environment, according to Theresa May, in a speech after being named the new Chair of the Aldersgate Group. The former Prime Minister & MP for Maidenhead will assist the non-profit’s continuing work to…
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Wood pellets and rounds

Drax put Canadian forest, wildlife & climate at risk

Drax put Canadian forest, wildlife & climate at risk : Climate and forest campaigners worldwide are warning that today’s decision by Drax Group PLC shareholders to approve the company’s acquisition of the Canadian wood pellet producer, Pinnacle Renewable Energy Inc, is far from sustainable and represents a highly risky move for Drax, both financially and…
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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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SMS focuses on going carbon-neutral by 2030

SMS focuses on going carbon-neutral by 2030: The SMS smart meter installer plans to become a carbon-neutral organisation by 2030. SMS plans to adopt the use of electric vehicles (EVs) across the whole business. The organisation’s guide to net zero includes an expansion in the use of renewable on-site generation and battery storage to power…
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Its likely COP26 may be postponed again due to COVID

Its likely COP26 may be postponed again due to COVID: A Scottish official has been reported as saying the COP26 climate summit may be postponed for a 2nd time if the condition  with the COVID-19 pandemic gets worse. The United nations gathering was first postponed last year & is currently due to take place from…
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Govt: £213m to combat climate change & COVID-19

Govt: £213m to combat climate change & COVID-19: The government has reported £213 million in new funds to assist researchers in tackling mankind’s largest challenges, for instance climate change, the COVID-19 pandemic & terrorism. The funds, that is being brought about as a section of the Research & Development Roadmap, will be used to supply…
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IMechE speaks on CCC’s 6th Carbon Budget for Gov

IMechE speaks on CCC’s 6th Carbon Budget for Gov: The Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) has reported it accepts the enthusiastic decarbonisation plan as put forth in the Climate Change Committee’s (CCC) Sixth Carbon Budget. The association says it anticipates the nation will adopt the CCC’s advice as a chance for increasing engineering skills &…
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Wood pellets burned linked to forest degradation

Wood pellets burned linked to forest degradation : Wood pellet use by Drax Plc in Yorkshire, together with bioenergy demand from other countries in Europe, is driving intensive clearcutting in protected forests in Estonia and Latvia, a new report reveals. Hidden inside a wood pellet: intensive logging impacts in Estonian and Latvian forests,[1] published by…
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University of Oxford says we need change what we eat

University of Oxford says we need change what we eat : We must change what we eat to resolve the climate crisis, say researchers coming from an international team headed up by the University of Oxford. The outcome of the most recent study advise that even if global fossil fuel emissions were stopped with sudden…
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