climate

Innovations to plant more trees and regrow forests

Posted in Reviews, Science on 15th Mar, 2020
by Alex Muller

According to the Committee on Climate Change, the government's statutory advisers on the climate crisis, the UK should have 1.5bn new trees by 2050 to meet the net zero carbon target, set in line with international scientific warnings on the climate crisis.

Global CO2 Emissions Did Not Increase in 2019

Posted in Science on 13th Feb, 2020
by Alex Muller

Global emissions were unchanged at 33 gigatonnes in 2019 even as the world GDP grew by 2.9%. Increased wind, solar power, natural gas power and higher nuclear power output in developed countries offset increased emissions in emerging countries.

11,000 scientists declare climate emergency, outline a plan of action

Posted in Featured, Science on 6th Nov, 2019
by Alex Muller

'While things are bad, all is not hopeless. We can take steps to address the climate emergency.'

Speeding Up Tree Planting By One Hundred Times Using Drones

Posted in Business, Science on 1st May, 2019
by Alex Muller

BioCarbon Engineering wants to counter act climate change and carbon emissions by speeding the planting of trees by one hundred times by using drones.

Climate change: 'Magic bullet' carbon solution takes big step

Posted in Breakthrough Stories, Science on 4th Apr, 2019
by Alex Muller

A technology that removes carbon dioxide from the air has received significant backing from major fossil fuel companies.