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Correspondent Oliver Gordon is a sustainability-focused multimedia journalist based in London. He has previously worked for Struggles From Below, Uxolo Development Finance, Proximo Infra, TXF News, City AM and Euromoney.

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Researchers create low-emission biodiesel by growing microalgae on coffee grounds

Microalgal cells can grow on leftover coffee grounds without requiring other external nutrients, producing high-grade biodiesel in the process, finds new research from Aston University.

1.5°C two months closer as listed companies exceed climate budgets – MSCI

Listed companies will deplete their share of the global emissions budget for limiting temperature rise to 1.5°C by December 2026, according to MSCI’s latest Net-Zero Tracker.

Global floating offshore wind pipeline doubles in 12 months

The number of projects worldwide has increased from 130 to 230 over the past year, according to research from RenewableUK.

Is ‘24/7 carbon-free energy’ the new gold standard of decarbonisation?

A new clean energy procurement trend favoured by the world’s most climate-conscious cities and companies promises to help the power grid achieve full decarbonisation.

Global CCS capacity grows 44% in a year

With 61 new facilities added to the project pipeline in 2022, the CO2 capture capacity of all CCS facilities under development has risen to 244 million tonnes per annum, according to the Global CCS Institute.

Enel tops world ranking for corporate emissions reductions

The world’s top 20 companies for emissions reductions slashed their emissions by 43%, or 373 million tonnes, between 2012 and 2021, reveals Corporate Knights.

Toshiba claims green hydrogen breakthrough with new production technology

The Japanese company has created a new large-scale production technology that improves the efficiency of power-to-gas (P2G) while reducing the use of iridium by 90%.

Europe on the brink of ‘disastrous’ deindustrialisation – MYTILINEOS

The energy crisis and the subsequent market interventions from the EU have left Europe’s energy-intensive heavy industries on their knees, MYTILINEOS’s Nick Keramidas tells Energy Monitor.

Solar powers India towards its 175GW renewables target for 2022

As of August of this year, India had installed two-thirds of its 2022 renewables target, finds new research by Ember.

Puro.earth launches ‘Pre-CORCs’ to validate future CO2 removals

Companies will be able purchase ‘Pre-CORC’ certificates to prepay for carbon removal, providing an early source of revenue to scale up projects.