CDC Group, the UK’s development finance institution, has unveiled a plan to achieve net zero emissions across its portfolio by 2050 in support of the Paris Agreement on climate change.
By Paul Marushka, CEO of Sphera
When it comes to getting a buy-in for a sustainability project—or any other plan that could be perceived as low priority—you cannot pull any crunches.
Number crunches, that is.
The way we heat our homes and workplaces poses the greatest challenge to the UK achieving its 2059 net zero emissions target. One area that is currently being overlooked by industry is district heating.
By Ken Hunnisett, project director, Triple Point Heat Networks Investment Project
An innovative bioenergy carbon capture and storage (BECCS) pilot plant has been commissioned at Drax power station in the UK, with the first CO2 expected to be captured in the coming weeks.
Many within the industry were eagerly anticipating announcements within the UK Chancellor’s Budget designed to support the sector into its next growth phase. In the event however, the topic was not mentioned, ceding further ground to other priorities.
By Nick Shenken, Partner in the multi-disciplinary Clean Energy team at TLT
US President Donald Trump has signed an executive order to cancel the Obama Administration's Clean Power Plan,
Scott Pruitt, the newly appointed Administrator to the US Environment Protection Agency (EPA) has said that President Trump will sign an executive order to begin to dismantle the Clean Power Plan, the first step in removing former President Obama’s climate change policy.