How soon could carbon capture technology solve industry CO₂ shortages?

How soon could carbon capture technology solve industry CO₂ shortages? AYDO8/Shutterstock The recent spike in natural gas prices has closed many plants that make fertiliser in the UK – sending a shockwave through lots of other industries. This is because ammonia fertilisers are made from nitrogen and hydrogen, and the…

BREAKING: UK jails Paralympian for climate protest ahead of COP26

Email: press@extinctionrebellion.ukPhone: +447986671716 / +447561098449Facebook | Instagram | Twitter | Media Assets | Donate#ActNow #ClimateEmergency #ExtinctionRebellion This morning, gold medal paralympic winner, James Brown, was sentenced to a 12 month prison sentence by a judge at Southwark Crown Court. James is registered blind and will serve at least 6 months.…

As autumn approaches here’s why we see more spiders in our houses and why wasps are desperate for sugar

As autumn approaches here’s why we see more spiders in our houses and why wasps are desperate for sugar Spider's webs have been used as an indicator of winter weather through the ages, but this is not backed up by research. Charlie Goodall/Shutterstock The tell-tale signs that autumn is here…

As autumn approaches here’s why we see more spiders in our houses and why wasps are desperate for sugar

As autumn approaches here’s why we see more spiders in our houses and why wasps are desperate for sugar Spider's webs have been used as an indicator of winter weather through the ages, but this is not backed up by research. Charlie Goodall/Shutterstock The tell-tale signs that autumn is here…

How rising wholesale electricity prices will affect the switch to electric vehicles

How rising wholesale electricity prices will affect the switch to electric vehicles ALDECA Studio/Shutterstock Europe is facing an energy crisis thanks to low wind-power generation, broken connections that allow electricity to be shared across nations and shrinking nuclear energy sources. The UK has responded by burning more gas to produce…

Have climate change predictions matched reality? Podcast

Have climate change predictions matched reality? Podcast The latest climate change assessment by scientists is a 'code red for humanity', according to the UN. Toa55/Shutterstock For decades, scientists have warned that unchecked global warming could bring climate extremes such as severe droughts, flash floods and rising sea levels. In this…

Landfill gas: how it forms and why it can be dangerous

Landfill gas: how it forms and why it can be dangerous Dalibor Danilovic/Shutterstock England’s Environment Agency isn’t doing enough to protect the public from landfill gas, according to a recent high-court ruling. A judge said that five-year old Matthew Richards’ respiratory health problems were being made worse by fumes from…

Insulate Britain: blocking roads will alienate some people – but it’s still likely to be effective

Insulate Britain: blocking roads will alienate some people – but it’s still likely to be effective Insulate Britain is a campaign group urging government action on greenhouse gas emissions and fuel poverty in the country’s housing stock. Their methods have recently landed them in the news, as activists blocked parts…

Gas price spike: how UK government failures made a global crisis worse

Gas price spike: how UK government failures made a global crisis worse JazzLove/Shutterstock The UK government has been in emergency talks with leaders from the energy industry as gas prices (and with them, electricity prices) have soared to more than four times the level they were at the same time…

Pinpointing the role of climate change in every storm is impossible – and a luxury most countries can’t afford

Pinpointing the role of climate change in every storm is impossible – and a luxury most countries can’t afford Tropical Storm Ida recently left a path of devastation across the US, capping a summer beset by wildfires, heatwaves and floods which broke records around the world. The inevitable question after…

The Arctic Council has weathered 25 years of bumpy Russia-western relations – but can it adapt to climate change?

The Arctic Council has weathered 25 years of bumpy Russia-western relations – but can it adapt to climate change? Arseniy Rossikhin/Shutterstock For generations, the Arctic has captured our imaginations as a region of contradictions. It is simultaneously a frozen wilderness, home to indigenous peoples, a place of historic military tensions…

Ten ways to cut shipping’s contribution to climate change

Ten ways to cut shipping’s contribution to climate change Container ships transport millions of tonnes of goods across the planet. Julius_Silver/Pixabay In the middle of this summer’s shocking fires and floods came the grimmest climate science report yet from the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, warning of a “code…

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