Top weather may cause socioeconomic imbalance

Top weather may cause socioeconomic imbalance: Extreme weather events could, though its rippling effects, cause the destablisation of the socioeconomic system. PLoS Climate‘s latest research found a correlation between extreme events and the disruption of interconnected sectors, with the recent heatwaves that cause droughts in some areas being the most recent example. The researchers show…
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Cumbria gets first marine geophysical surveys

Cumbria gets first marine geophysical surveys The 1st marine geophysical surveys that will support to search for a right site for nuclear waste disposal in the UK has initiated in Cumbria. A 92 metre vessel holding specialist acoustic equipment is being set up 5km – 20km off the coast of Copeland, with the non intrusive…
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Local councils to bid for £7m to help air quality

Local councils to bid for £7m to help air quality: Local councils all over England are being asked to bid for funding amounting to £7 million to investigate creative ways to make air quality in their areas better. The Air Quality Grant will help councils develop and put measures in place that benefit schools, communities…
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Welsh Government powers up Baglan Energy Park

Welsh Government powers up Baglan Energy Park: The Welsh Government has financed over £4 million to design and construct substitute electricity networks to rejoin businesses at Baglan Energy Park. This comes after Baglan Operations Limited (BOL) and the Baglan group of companies falling under the Calon Energy Group entered mandatory liquidation on 24th March 2021,…
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Yorkshire Water was fined £1.6m for sewage spills

Yorkshire Water was fined £1.6m for sewage spills: Yorkshire Water has been fined £1.6 million for 25 unapproved sewage discharges into a Bradford watercourse. The firm pleaded guilty to the unauthorised sewage spills into Bradford Beck and violations of its environmental permit at Leeds Magistrates Court earlier this July. The court discovered its George Street…
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600 years may be required to hit its 2050 heat pump goal

600 years may be required to hit its 2050 heat pump goal Last year, the UK installed the littlest number of heat pumps in Europe. That’s according to a new analysis by the European Heat Pump Association (EHPA) which implies just 1.48 heat pumps were put in per 1,000 in the UK among 2021. Norway…
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Offer for rooftop solar arrays from Big Solar Co-op

Offer for rooftop solar arrays from Big Solar Co-op New UK wide community energy group Big Solar Co-op has begun its 1st share offer to create a pipeline of rooftop solar arrays. Created by community renewables firm Sharenergy, it has a goal to raise £1.2m for 3 solar installations within the Midlands, with 450kW of…
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First UK Electricity Networks Commissioner appointed

First UK Electricity Networks Commissioner appointed A new commissioner to support the speed up the delivery of vital electricity network infrastructure to assure home-grown energy for Britain has been appointed. Nick Winser has been selected as the UK’s first Electricity Networks Commissioner, a new critical role that is part of the British Energy Security Strategy…
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Mr Sharma visits Turkey following solar plant investment

Mr Sharma visits Turkey following solar plant investment: Alok Sharma the COP26 President is presently visiting Turkey to count on the Glasgow Climate Pact and inspect progress on a new solar farm that the UK heavily invested in. Alok Sharma is gathering with Turkish Ministers for Environment, Climate Change and Energy throughout the trip. He…
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UK’s most iconic nuclear plants hits final milestone

UK’s most iconic nuclear plants hits final milestone A key last activity has been concluded at one of the UK’s most archetypal nuclear power stations before procedures end next month. Staff at Sellafield’s Magnox Reprocessing Plant have carefully reprocessed the final box of used fuel, calling the last ever milestone at the site and the…
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