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Global Briefing: Rio Tinto loses lithium mining license in Serbia

Plus EU beats renewables target, Shell faces CCS concerns, New Zealand's first electric ferry and all the top green business news from around the world this week Rio Tinto lithium mining license revoked in Serbia The Serbian government has revoked Rio Tinto's lithium exploration licenses in the Eastern... go to Article >

Petrochemical sector handed $759 billion estimate for net zero transition

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BloombergNEF report says investment in electrification and carbon capture and storage could slash emissions across the petrochemical industry Is it possible to fully decarbonise the global petrochemicals industry? It is a... read more

WorldGBC publishes EU roadmap for delivering net zero construction

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New report sets out how policymakers could help accelerate the adoption of low carbon building technologies and practices Updated building regulations, a focus on sustainable procurement, and better modelling of the... read more

Energy efficiency scheme delays: Thousands of fuel poor homes to miss out on £600 bill savings

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New analysis suggests ongoing ECO4 insulation scheme delay is costing households hundreds of pounds, as government declines opportunity to boost low cost clean energy development Ongoing delays to the introduction of the... read more

Green steel hits the roads: Inside Volvo Trucks' pivot to fossil-fuel-free vehicle parts

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BusinessGreen spoke to Volvo Trucks' Jessica Sandström about how the company's pioneering green steel plans are being put into practice As the electric vehicle (EV) transition gathers momentum, rethinking the way vehicles... read more

Britishvolt agrees €36m deal for German battery tech firm EAS

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UK battery maker expands its presence internationally with proposed deal for Monbat Group subsidiary Britishvolt has agreed to purchase German lithium-ion battery cell technology developer EAS for €36m, as the UK-based firm... read more

New direct air capture industry body aims to build public support for clean technology

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DAC Coalition sets out mission to become 'dedicated platform for DAC education, engagement, and collaboration' A new organisation has been formed to connect and mobilise companies engaged in the nascent direct air capture... read more

Beyond CO2: Scientists call beefed up strategy to tackle methane emissions

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'Methane is a blow torch that’s cooking the planet,' scientists warn, as new study argues near term action could play a critical role in curbing global warming Slashing emissions of carbon dioxide emissions alone will not... read more

Power Plants: Agri-tech Bill can boost yields and climate resilience, ministers predict

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Genetic Technology (Precision Breeding) Bill aims to remove EU barriers to gene editing research The government has today promised that the UK is on the cusp of developing "more resistant, more nutritious, and more... read more

Environment Agency hits firms that have breached climate change schemes with £27m in fines

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Action against 33 companies across a range of industries 'serves as an important reminder,' agency says Brewers, automotive companies, and insurance firms are among 33 businesses fined by the Environment Agency for failing... read more

A solution to plastic pollution? A plastic that doesn't pollute

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A global treaty to tackle plastic pollution is welcome but risks driving policy towards recycling at the expense of more effective solutions, argues Xampla CEO Simon Hombersley A global process is now well underway to... read more

'Avoid employers who are killing the planet': UN Secretary-General issues graduation ceremony plea

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Students "hold the cards" in selecting their careers and should be mindful of climate crisis when choosing employers, António Guterres says "Don't work for climate-wreckers," UN Secretary-General, António Guterres has... read more