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  2. Carbon Offsetting Carbon offsetting is an internationally recognised method of removing carbon from the atmosphere. As concern grows for the amount of carbon being released into our atmosphere, it is our responsibility as individuals, households, businesses, investors etc to ensure we are combatting this issue. If not, we are on our way to further catastrophic disaster to our ecosystem. In simple terms, offsetting refers to the reduction of carbon in the atmosphere generated by an activity that either prevents the release of, reduces, or removes GHG (greenhouse gases) emissions
  3. Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) Carbon capture is a process which helps to capture and store carbon dioxide before it reaches our atmosphere and causes negative consequences. The importance of using this process is to ensure we can keep the Earths temperature below 1.5 degrees. A goal which has been set in the Paris Agreement. If we do not keep below this, we could be at risk of irreversible changes to our planet. As you will see by the graph below, here is a outline of what emissions should look like over the next few decades by utilising techniques and technologies including the p
  4. The looming target to meet net-zero by 2050 means there is an increasing pressure to decarbonise our energy systems. According to BEIS, heat in buildings is one of the biggest sources of greenhouse gas emissions in the UK, accounting for 23% of total UK emissions. If we apply the right skills and technology, as part of a collaborative approach, we will be able to minimise these emissions, if not completely eradicate them with a shift in how we produce energy. BEIS have found that heat networks currently provide approximately 2% of UK heat demand. The Climate Change Committee estimated in
  5. The University of Cambridge has found that energy generation in the UK is responsible for over 50% of total UK CO2 emissions (37% from centralised power generation and 14% from domestic heat generation from fossil fuels). If we were to shift our current energy model to an integrated and decentralised energy system these figures would drop dramatically, if not completely. Harnessing green technology within energy production is essential to meeting net-zero by 2050. Instead of a siloed approach, using one or two means of energy production e.g. traditional gas and coal, a decentralised energ
  6. More money than ever is flowing to CleanTech A decade and a half ago, “cleantech” was decidedly on the rise among venture capital (VC) investors. It became one of the hottest investment sectors among VCs practically overnight. From 2005 to 2007, cleantech venture capital deal volumes doubled, and dollars invested quadrupled[1]. Such funding has been essential to the growth of well-known cleantech firms, including Boston Power, Nest, Silver Spring Networks, and Solar City (now absorbed into Tesla) in the energy storage, smart grid, and solar industries.[2] And then, also very qu
  7. Source What is Green Tech? As our emissions increase rapidly and our planet is a risk of collapse, the need for sustainable solutions to fight climate change becomes crucial. It’s no secret that technology has adversely impacted the environment in many ways, but at the same time, it can offer solutions to make the world a little — or a lot — greener [1]. Short for “green technology” and often used interchangeably with the term cleantech, green tech is an umbrella term that refers to those companies, projects and technologies involved in improving environmental sustainability [2]
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