Agriculture

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…

VELUX to decarbonise European operations with innovative solar PPA deal

VELUX Group has signed a dual-site deal with German renewable energy producer BayWa r.e. to power the Danish roof window…

The world’s largest food companies have gone backwards on net zero

Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions across nine of the world’s largest food companies have risen by a combined 27 million tonnes…

Net zero could drive up the global demand for timber, putting at risk the world’s forests

The drive to net zero could lead to a fourfold surge in the global demand for timber by 2050, according…

Food versus energy: Can agrivoltaic farming solve both crises?

One outcome of the drawn-out, tawdry affair that was the UK’s Conservative leadership run-off this summer was a complete leadership…

The Inflation Reduction Act: The moment for US green steel and fertiliser

Industry in the US will soon have access to the cheapest green hydrogen in the world, allowing companies to replace…

The Dutch nitrogen crisis shows what happens when policymakers fail to step up

The Dutch government plans to slash nitrogen emissions in half by 2030. As part of the current government's coalition agreement,…

Climate change and extreme weather events hang heavy over global breadbasket countries

The compounded effects of the Russian invasion of Ukraine and the Covid-19 pandemic have brought to light the vulnerabilities of…

Could the climate crisis mean a new era of higher food prices?

The price to put food on the table right now is dominated by the current inflationary environment, but beyond the…

Biofuels now up to 130% more expensive than fossil fuels – T&E

Depending on the feedstock used, biodiesel is now between 70% and 130% more expensive than fossil diesel on the wholesale…