Sunday, August 1, 2021

Australian government backs six carbon capture projects with $39 million

The Australian government picked six carbon capture, use and storage projects on Monday to receive a total of A$50 million ($39 million) in funds as it looks to accelerate development of the technology to cut emissions. Carbon capture has been tested for years but is gaining momentum as the International Energy Agency and others see […]

Japan to become carbon neutral by 2050

Japan’s Prime Minister, Yoshihide Suga, said the country will aim to become carbon neutral by 2050.In his first policy speech since taking office last month, Suga told Japan’s parliament Monday that his “administration will put the maximum effort to realize the green society by setting a virtuous cycle in the economy and the environment.” In the […]

World Economic Forum -No More Business as Usual: Green Deal Needed in Europe’s Recovery

In Geneva today No More Business as Usual: Green Deal Needed in Europe’s Recovery, Say Company Leaders. Chief executive officers (CEOs) and senior representatives of around 30 European companies expressed today their support for the European Green Deal as a growth strategy for Europe with a joint statement. The COVID-19 recovery is the opportunity to reset Europe’s economy […]

Green concrete to be launched in North America

Concrete is essential to the development of buildings around the world, but its impact on the environment can be considerable. Cement, for example, is a crucial component in concrete but it is energy intensive to produce and its manufacture has a big footprint when it comes to carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. According to a 2018 report from […]