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Investment shortfalls could make 2050 emissions targets unachievable

Investment in companies that do not fit existing 'green' definitions is needed for a greener global economy, according to a new report released from Imperial College Business School.
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Emissions heavy concrete industry targets a carbon neutral future

Forty of the world’s leading cement and concrete companies unveiled a joint industry 2050 Climate Ambition, committing to drive down the CO2 footprint of the world’s most used man-made product.

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Japan's Fifth Strategic Energy Plan calls for 22-24% of the country's energy mix to be attributed to renewable sources by 2030, indeed an ambitious goal for a traditionally coal-heavy country.

Asia Pacific: Renewables could cut LNG plant emissions by 8%

Wood Mackenzie says using renewable energy could help the Asia Pacific region to cut carbon emissions from liquefied natural gas plants by 8%.
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University to develop battery capable of capturing carbon emissions

The UK’s University of Surrey is to begin work on a new lithium-ion battery technology that is able to capture CO2 emissions, following an award from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC).
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CDC Group unveils radical net-zero emissions plan

UK government-owned finance institution CDC Group has unveiled a plan to achieve net-zero emissions across its operations by 2050.

UK power sector prices and emissions hit record lows

Negative electricity pricing, and carbon dioxide emissions from the UK’s power sector hit new records both over, and in the days leading up to the weekend of 23 and 24 May.
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Humans producing far more methane emissions than we thought

According to MIT Tech Review, a new study in Nature shows that humans are responsible for 25 to 40 per cent more of the total share of methane emissions than previously estimated.

UK invests £90m to reduce carbon emissions

UK households and businesses will benefit from £90m to cut carbon emissions, Energy Minister Kwasi Kwarteng has announced.

Electrification can slash transport, building & industry EU emissions says report

Electrification of the transport, buildings and industrial sectors in Europe could slash greenhouse-gas emissions by 60 per cent between 2020 and 2050, according to...

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