According to an influential advisory body, the Scottish government have been warned to increase its climate change ambitions immediately. The long term vision set out in a report by the Scottish National to build resilience has not led to real-world action with the Climate Change Committee stating that the fight against climate change had stalled. […]
A Welsh solar farm has recently been exceeding expectations in powering a Swansea hospital. Brynwhilach is owned by the local health board and has generated enough over a 50-hour period to fulfil all of the energy needs of Morriston hospital. But how? About Brynwhilach This installation is the first solar farm owned by a health
Will the UK decide to cut taxes on domestic energy? UK prime minister Boris Johnson has been questioned about the decision to cut taxes on domestic energy. Back in 2016, he stated that leaving the EU would make ministers ‘able to scrap this unfair and damaging tax’. This has come after forecasts of typical household
10% of the UK’s energy could come from underwater sea turbines. Recently, an energy crisis has swept across Europe, hitting homes in the UK with rising energy bills. A heavy reliance on fossil fuels has resulted in the UK being still far away from net-zero targets. However, what if underwater sea turbines were the solution?
The EU Needs Stricter Rules Regarding Cutting Greenhouse Gas Emissions The European Union is committed to reducing the impact the organisation has on the environment. Hence, it put legislation in place to reduce emissions by at least 40% by 2030. All EU member states have to undertake actions designed to meet this and other climate
Voluntary Carbon Offset Markets – How Do They Work? Carbon finance has emerged recently as a major talking point for a wide range of industries. New entrants into the voluntary carbon markets were seen – where hedge funds, oil and gas majors, and banks were seen to be the most active throughout in resolutely taking
Oblong Trees: Oblong trees tries to translate emissions into a standard form that all businesses should understand – Number of employees. They price their services by asking for ‘donations’ monthly of 2 gbp + VAT and over 10 years will have planted 240 trees per employee. Points of interest: Offer choice of location for those
With the UK placing a strong focus on its 2050 net-zero target, carbon footprints are becoming a hot topic in the world of business. UK SMEs produce 25.8 million tonnes of carbon emissions each year, accounting for at least 6 per cent of the total UK production. To meet the targets set by the UK