People may have to ration energy this winter

People may have to ration energy this winter Europe to expect a “really tough” winter amid rising energy costs. That’s the implication from Shell’s Chief Executive Ben van Beurden who spoke within the Aurora Spring Forum in Oxford. “We will all face very significant escalation in energy prices. In the worst case, Europe will need…
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Extinction Rebellion protest at Barcleys

Extinction Rebellion protest at Barcleys Climate activists from Extinction Rebellion (XR) have camped outside the Barclays branch in Oxford, condemning the bank’s climate policy. Barclays is holding its annual meeting in Manchester, with XR claiming its policy does not coordinate with UN demands. They state the bank’s intend to lessen financed emissions by 15% by…
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New commercial fusion energy achievement attained

New commercial fusion energy achievement attained: An Oxfordshire located firm has reached a new breakthrough for fusion energy in accomplishing a plasma temperature of 100m degrees Celcius with its spherical tokamak device. Tokamak Energy has made clear that is the threshold needed for commercial fusion energy. By duplicating the methods that power the sun &…
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Fusion technology developed in the UK sets a “landmark record.”

Fusion technology developed in the UK sets a “landmark record.: Fusion science has advanced to a new level as an Oxford reactor shattered its own world record for fusion energy output. By replicating the processes that power the sun and stars, fusion has the potential to become a low-carbon energy source. A partnership of 4,800…
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It is still alive Fusion has a heartbeat

It is still alive Fusion has a heartbeat: The UK Atomic Energy Authority’s (UKAEA) fusion energy machine has completed its 100,000th live pulse. By replicating the processes that power the sun and stars, fusion has the potential to become a low-carbon energy source. The EUROfusion consortium, a team of 4,800 experts from across the continent…
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Johnson Matthey purchases Oxis Energy battery assets

Johnson Matthey purchases Oxis Energy battery assets: Sustainable tech firm Johnson Matthey has bought the assets & intellectual property of UK-located battery materials developer Oxis Energy, which went bust previously this year. Oxis Energy, which is located close to Oxford, was a lithium-sulphur battery builder including assets that can be adjusted for the production of…
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NEW lowest recording for pollution

NEW lowest recording for pollution Lowest level of air pollution since the first monitored data (1996) recorded in Oxford. These new recordings were published by the local authorities suggested that all of the 71 monitoring stations across the city were within the national legal limit, which currently stand at  40µg/m3. The collected date shows an…
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Zero Emission Zone set for approval in Oxford

Zero Emission Zone set for approval in Oxford: Set to be approved later this month is a new pilot zone that will restrict polluting vehicles from key streets in Oxford. This is aimed to help tackle the climate emergency and improve the health of residents, workers and visitors in Oxford and reduce air pollution levels.…
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Coventry & Oxford set to be UK’s 1st all electric bus cities

Coventry & Oxford set to be UK’s 1st all electric bus cities: Coventry & Oxford could shortly become the first areas of the UK to operate all electric bus services. This was reported after an England wide electric bus contest, that would award as much as £50 million to every region to change its full…
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