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Carbon Emissions refer to the release of Carbon Dioxide gas into the atmosphere. CO2 is produced through the burning of carbon based fossil fuels such as the coal, fuel and oil used in most homes and power stations. Petrol, diesel and jet fuel also produce high levels of CO2.
CO2 is a greenhouse gas meaning it traps the heat from the sun in the atmosphere and warms the earth. However, the increasing levels of CO2 are the causes of the surface temperature increase related to Global Warming.

Carbon Footprint

The amount of Carbon Emissions you release into the atmosphere is known as your Carbon Footprint. The amounts of electricity and fuel used equate to your footprint. The main additions to your carbon footprint come from, how you travel on a daily basis, the amount of electrical appliances you use and the type and amount of electricity you use at to heat your home.

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New Zealand passes historic Zero Carbon bill

New Zealand are leading the way on climate change policies with an historic Zero Carbon bill on Thursday (7 November), aiming to achieve a carbon neutral status by 2050.
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Five small steps for a more sustainable 2020

Here, we cut through the confusion to discuss how you can realistically change your life to live a more sustainable 2020.
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North America will leave Paris Agreement in 2020

President Trump has announced plan to leave Paris Agreement in 2020, the world's most cohesive plan to fight climate change.
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‘Green guilt’ influences one tenth of people to change job

61% of adults experience feelings of green guilt for the environmental impact of their job - does this mean sustainability could become a factor when choosing jobs?
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Smart cities, smarter approaches: How to build trust into connected urban spaces?

Here, Ashley Stevenson explains to us how smart cities need to build trust into connected urban spaces.
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‘Green’ asthma inhalers would reduce drug costs

Researchers at Cambridge have found that 'green' asthma inhalers would both reduce carbon emissions and reduce drug costs.
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Call for government to take control of efficient transport systems

As everyone clammers for cleaner, better, more efficient transport systems, Steve Nash, IMI Chief Executive calls for central government to take stock, take control and learn from best practice.
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The benefits of investing in zero-carbon cities

A report shows that measures to create zero-carbon cities could reduce urban emissions by nearly 90% and support 87 million jobs worldwide by 2030.
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Is design killing the planet?

Shaun Gomm, Director at Sigma, discusses how design could be killing the planet: touching on sustainable development, tech and our 2050 goals for change.

What measures are being taken to help the UK hit net zero?

Here, SEAT servicers, Vindis, examine the various areas amendments which have been made, and what needs to be done to help Britain hit net zero.
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A priority for Europe: Energy Union and climate change

Energy Union and climate as a priority of the European Commission are placed under the spotlight here by Open Access Government.
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Hydrogen for transport in London

Dennis Hayter from Hydrogen London explores the extent of hydrogen-powered transport in the capital city of the UK, London.
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A Green New Deal for Europe

Here, Raimund Bleischwitz from University College London, Bartlett School of Environment, Energy and Resources (UCL BSEER), proposes a Green New Deal for Europe.
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Achieving zero-carbon with deep-sea minerals

Professor Bramley J Murton, Associate Head of Marine Geosciences from National Oceanography Centre, discusses if deep-sea minerals can meet the zero-carbon challenge, in this article.
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The need for a robust infrastructure & strong ambitions for hydrogen in Norway

Norway has set out a clear ambition to reduce the emissions from the transport, maritime and industry sectors. This requires multiple solutions where hydrogen plays a vital role. There is a strong focus to reduce emissions within the maritime sector and hydrogen is seen as a vital part of the solution.
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Waste collection fleets: The future is electric

Electric solutions for waste collection fleets are no longer pie-in-the-sky, writes Stuart Cudden from RCV manufacturer Geesinknorba.
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Renewable energy is not enough: Paper highlights what more is needed to reach climate...

The Ellen MacArthur Foundation has launched a new paper, in collaboration with Material Economics, revealing the need for a fundamental shift in the global approach to reach climate targets.
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Emissions-based parking: Delivering cleaner, healthier cities

Peter O’Driscoll, Managing Director of RingGo, argues that emissions-based parking is delivering cleaner, healthier cities.
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50 NGOs call on EU leaders to protect the ocean

NGOs are calling on senior leaders in the European Union to protect the ocean, in addition to focusing on CO2 emissions when fighting climate change.
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Transitioning to a green economy: Is carbon offsetting the answer?

When it comes to transitioning to a green economy and carbon offsetting, William Richardson, Founder and Managing Director of Green Element provides his thoughts.

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