Net Zero

Methane in the net-zero crosshairs for 2023 – Bill Gates’s Breakthrough Energy Ventures

At the 2015 UN climate conference that delivered the Paris Agreement, Bill Gates announced that a coalition of 28 high-net-worth…

For ‘Great British Nuclear’, the British government needs to step up

In December 2022, the UK government announced it will invest £77m ($95.4m) to support nuclear fuel production and next-generation advanced…

EVs, green ammonia and plant-based proteins could supercharge net zero – study

Three “super-leverage points” could catalyse decarbonisation in sectors covering 70% of global greenhouse gas emissions, according to a new report…

Cleantech manufacturing could triple to $650bn by 2030 – IEA

The global market for mass-manufactured clean energy technologies will be worth around $650bn a year by 2030 – more than…

How to reach ‘zero waste’ alongside net zero

December 2022 saw the UN General Assembly unanimously adopt a landmark resolution on 'zero waste', which was presented by Turkey…

Why we all should consider the carbon footprint of ‘dark data’

For many, sectors such as construction, aviation and heavy industry are the first that come to mind when considering the…

Why critical minerals won’t hamper the green hydrogen revolution

With every year that passes, the hype around green hydrogen builds. Many analysts are now convinced that the gas is…

How to achieve a just transition for fossil fuel workers

Poland produces more coal than any other country in the EU. For southern Polish towns like Libiąż, coal runs as…

Why repowering is key to hitting the UK’s onshore wind targets

On Tuesday 6 December, UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and Business Secretary Grant Shapps reached a much-anticipated deal overturning the…

Market interventions killing industry’s access to renewable power – BASF Renewable Energy CEO

At the beginning of the year, Germany’s BASF, the world’s largest chemicals company, announced it was bundling all its activities…