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Amazon to funnel €20m into nature-based climate projects across Europe

Urban forestry project in Italy is first to benefit from tech giant's nature-based solutions, biodiversity and community wellbeing funding programme Amazon has announced plans to funnel €20m towards nature-based projects to support tree planting, biodiversity restoration and urban green projects across Europe,... go to Article >

How farmers and seaweed can help tackle ocean pollution

5 Days ago Finance Source:

A wave of companies are exploring how seaweed can deliver multiple environmental and commercial benefits Farmers as a group don't typically embrace change. Just ask Luis Lombana, CEO of Ficosterra, a Spanish marine... read more

Clean heating, carbon storage, and direct air capture: How Iceland could carve out a net zero economy for the world to follow

9 Days ago Finance Source:

Half an hour's drive from Reykjavik, several racks of giant fans are erected on billboard-sized metal blocks, primed and ready to suck carbon dioxide from the cold Icelandic air. The unusual-looking contraption is a... read more

'Like an Amazon pick-up package service': Inside plans to transform an Icelandic port into a CO2 storage hub for European pollution

8 Days ago Finance Source:

In part two of a series looking at Icelandic clean energy innovation, BusinessGreen explores mooted plans to turn emissions produced by plants across Europe into Iceland's bedrock Iceland's position as one of the world's... read more

'Indispensible': Can the carbon offset market bolster its credibility?

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Ahead of tomorrow's Net Zero Festival, Toby Hill explores how carbon offset standards are evolving in a bid to assure clients and campaigners that promised carbon savings can be delivered To find out more about the role... read more

The Festival of Nature and Atkins: Our approach to environmental net gain

58 Days ago Finance Source:

Atkins' associate director and technical authority for biodiversity and natural capital Claire Wansbury highlights the many benefits of targeting environmental net gain As part of the Festival of Nature, Atkins celebrates... read more

Harrowing New UN Report Finds Humans Are The ‘Unequivocal’ Cause Of Climate Change

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A new United Nations report reaffirms what world governments have known and failed to deal with for decades: that climate change is our fault, is already causing devastation around the globe and will continue to get worse. How much worse is... read more

Global Briefing: France launches major floating offshore wind tender

166 Days ago Finance Source:

Floating turbines, Amsterdam's ban on fossil fuel advertising, American fridges, and all the green business stories from around the world this week France unveils plans for landmark floating offshore wind project The... read more

'A poor use of public funds': Should the government subsidise biomass and carbon capture technology?

148 Days ago Finance Source:

Fresh analysis warns plans for UK's largest BECCS facility in North Yorkshire could prove more expensive for billpayers than Hinkley Point C, but developer Drax rejects calculations and insists carbon capture technology is likely to... read more

In defence of net zero

173 Days ago Finance Source:

Concerns about the efficacy of net zero targets are justified, but could condemnation of the concept from Greta Thunberg and others inadvertently serve to undermine efforts to decarbonise? "The enemy of a good plan is the... read more

Fit for 55 (and you know it)

97 Days ago Finance Source:

The EU's new 'Fit for 55' decarbonisation package is far from perfect, but it is still an historic step forward for global climate action There's a lot of entirely understandable doomism around at the moment. Maybe it's... read more