The Water-Carbon challenge: take two steps now to hit 2030 goals

Most businesses are spending their time focusing on reducing carbon in the race to Net Zero. This is a good start but focuses only on the obvious source of carbon – emissions – and...

Eco-I North West will match fund capital investment for new products, processes and services

A new green innovation fund will help North West SMEs transform their Net Zero ideas into reality. Businesses, charities and social enterprises can get up to 60% funding towards projects worth £25,000 to help them...

Oxford University & Bank of America tackle sustainability in financial services

Bank of America has pledged £1.2 million to the University of Oxford to support greenhouse gas and sustainable finance research at the Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment. This research will help inform decisions...

Translating risk into opportunity: an effective guide to acting on climate risk

For many businesses, climate risk is a problem for the future. Rising seas, mass extinction and extreme weather conditions, whilst cataclysmic, are events that others can deal with ‘tomorrow’. But the reality is far...

Climate crisis won’t be solved with electric cars

Conversations around climate change are largely focused on electric vehicles (EVs), but they are not emissions free and don’t ease congestion. According to a recent report, for the majority of time, cars are parked,...

The evidence is clear: the time for action is now. We can halve emissions...

In 2010-2019 average annual global greenhouse gas emissions were at their highest levels in human history, but the rate of growth has slowed. Without immediate and deep emissions reductions across all sectors, limiting global...

IPCC Sixth Assessment Report: Taking action now can secure our future

Human-induced climate change is causing dangerous and widespread disruption in nature and affecting the lives of billions of people around the world, despite efforts to reduce the risks. People and ecosystems least able to...

Net zero: recognising the challenges ahead

Professor Jovica V. Milanovic, of the University of Manchester, discusses the balances to be struck (and the trade-offs to be made) in the pursuit of net zero. The term ‘net zero’ has been on the lips of...

Rising to the challenge of Scope 3 emissions

The Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions in your value chain are often the most difficult to measure and control, but they are a crucial part of any credible net zero strategy. Phil Richards at BiU...

Can hydrogen fuel propel from the back of the lab to become star of...

Toby Gill, CEO of British climate-tech company IPG, argues that a holistic approach is needed to make hydrogen the ‘fuel of the future’. Investment in green hydrogen production is on the rise: take the UK...