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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.

CO2 waste emissions

New technology could turn CO2 waste emissions into useful materials

A new technology has been developed by engineers from UNSW to help convert CO2 waste emissions into chemical building blocks to make products like plastics and fuels.
global methane emissions

Global methane emissions reach record high levels

Global methane emissions have reached the highest levels on record caused by coal mining, oil and natural gas production, cattle and sheep ranching, and landfill.
EU transport projects, green recovery

EU invests over €2bn in transport projects to boost the EU’s green recovery

The EU is injecting almost €2.2bn into 140 key transport projects to boost the green recovery by improving sustainable transport links across the continent and creating jobs.
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Will coronavirus lead to automation ruling over human interaction?

Thomas Bradley, content writer at Lookers BMW, explores how automation could shape the future of business and how it may, in fact, play a part in helping the environment too.
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Rishi Sunak mini-budget: What about the environment?

Rishi Sunak has unveiled a mini-budget that proposes to change the environment infrastructure of the UK: What does that mean?
rishi sunak mini-budget, economy

7 key takeaways from the Rishi Sunak mini-budget

Yesterday (9 July) Chancellor Rishi Sunak announced an injection of £30 billion to counter ongoing COVID-19 impacts on the economy.
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The Siberian Arctic is burning due to record high temperatures

Temperatures in Siberia have risen to a record average for June in a heatwave that has produced some of the worst wildfires the region has ever seen.
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Impacts of COVID-19 on the fashion industry

There is no doubt that the COVID-19 pandemic has largely affected the fashion industry from the people it employs to the waste it has created, however this crisis could present an opportunity to rethink the industry.
sustainable businesses

Building more sustainable businesses in a post-COVID world

Dr David Dempsey, Country Leader and General Manager, Salesforce Ireland, explores how businesses can keep the environment in mind as they start to rebuild processes after COVID-19.
sustainable alternative fuels, the NEWjet project

The NewJET project: Additional benefits of Sustainable Alternative Fuels for aviation

Dr Simon Blakey talks us through The NewJET project pioneered by the University of Birmingham, which is creating Sustainable Alternative Fuels for aviation.
ESB Smart Energy Services

Public sector expertise and private sector innovation deliver tangible results for Dundee city

Here, we discover that Dundee’s partnership with ESB Smart Energy Services has brought 4.9 megawatts of sustainable energy online in just 18 months.
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The UK’s transition to zero-emission vehicles

Rachel Maclean MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at Department for Transport in the UK charts the UK’s transition to zero-emission vehicles, including comment on electric vehicles.
green recovery, COVID-19

Kicking off and delivering green recovery after the pandemic

Raimund Bleischwitz, Director of BSEER, explains how it could be possible to engineer a green recovery for society after the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Achieving net-zero carbon emissions with electric vehicles and charging points

Andrew White, Managing Associate, UK & European Patent Attorney at Mathys & Squire, argues that widespread adoption of electronic vehicles are key to achieving net-zero carbon emissions.
production of biofuels

Production of biofuels exhibiting a net negative CO2 footprint

Learn how Chemical Looping Gasification has a high potential for sustainable and economic production of biofuels from biogenic residues.
climate scientists

Combatting climate change: Can we help climate scientists?

Here we explore the ways in which climate scientists are working to combat climate change and what we can do to help.

Overcoming barriers to energy efficiency investments

BASE (Basel Agency For Sustainable Energy) explain to us their views on enabling a green economic COVID-19 recovery with energy efficiency investments, including analysis of the Energy Savings Insurance model.
transport and energy research

A gateway to transport and energy research: The Innovation and Networks Executive Agency

Dirk Beckers, Director of the Innovation and Networks Executive Agency, charts the important work of the organisation in supporting transport and energy research plus the ambitious Horizon Europe research and innovation framework programme (2021-2027).
Hydrogen transport system

Hydrogen transport system: Practical steps towards net-zero

Mark Griffin, Hydrogen Market Development Manager, BOC, discusses what steps councils should take to develop a hydrogen transport system.

Risk management for energy efficiency investments

Here, we discover that the EFFECT4buildings project provides a set of financial tools and instruments for lowering the risks of energy efficiency investments.

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