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  • Northern Irish firm aims to roll up carpet waste for good

    A flooring company in Northern Ireland aims to recycle thousands of used carpet tiles. Interface, which operates a manufacturing plant in the city of Craigavon, has launched a partnership with Belfast-based USEL, which helps people with disabilities and health conditions gain employment. Interface will now collect the tiles from customers across the island and deliver […]

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  • New cabinet appointments are ‘quite encouraging with respect to energy’

    Boris Johnson’s new cabinet appointments are ‘quite encouraging with respect to energy’. That’s the verdict from energy expert Jeremy Nicholson, who told ELN he thought the new Prime Minister‘s reshuffle was “relatively logical”, noting that new Business and Energy Secretary Andrea Leadsom is suitably experienced for the position. He said despite concerns in some corners […]

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  • Capacity Market: Government consults on emissions limits

    The government is seeking views on its proposals to make changes to the Capacity Market in order to comply with new EU carbon dioxide emissions limits. The Recast EU Electricity Regulation came into effect earlier this month as part of the Clean Energy Package, introducing a requirement for capacity mechanisms to put carbon emissions limits […]

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  • Boris Johnson: Britain is leading the world in battery tech

    Boris Johnson said Britain is leading the world in battery technology after he became the UK’s new prime minister. Speaking outside Downing Street, he added this will help the nation reduce its carbon emissions and tackle climate change as well as produce green jobs for the next generation. The news was followed by Mr Johnson […]

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  • Nearly two-thirds of water consumers want more supplier transparency

    Nearly two-thirds of water consumers want more supplier transparency. That’s according to a new report published by utility billing software business Echo Managed Services, which highlights how the public want to understand more about how their money is being used. In the survey of 1,000 customers from across the country, 65% said they were curious […]

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  • UK’s offshore oil and gas sector cuts emissions by 3% while upping production

    The UK’s offshore oil and gas sector cut emissions by 3% in 2018 while simultaneously upping production by 4% year-on-year. That’s according to a new report from Oil Gas UK (OGUK), which described this as “stable environmental performance”. By analysing and interpreting data gathered and monitored by the Offshore Petroleum Regulator for Environment and Decommissioning […]

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  • Trust levels could be used to predict future share prices – and here’s how

    Trust levels can be used to predict future share prices. That’s according to Ross Jackson, Associate Partner at EY, who told ELN the firm’s new trust modelling tool allows speculators to accurately predict market fluctuations in share price at least two weeks in advance. He said the company’s research proves trust has “a very tangible correlation” […]

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  • The Tate paints a troubling picture with climate emergency declaration

    The directors of the Tate art galleries have declared a climate emergency. The organisation, which manages four famous art galleries in the UK, said it will make the issue of the environment “centre stage”. It is committed to reducing its carbon footprint by at least 10% by 2023, is switching to a green electricity tariff […]

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  • ‘There is strong agreement across the energy sector on steps to go net zero’

    There is strong agreement across the energy sector on the next steps to move towards the UK’s 2050 net zero target. That’s according to the Energy Networks Association (ENA), which has published the responses gathered in its Future Worlds Impact Assessment consultation exploring how best to create a low carbon, smart grid across the country. […]

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  • Southern cities ‘outperforming rest of the UK in terms of sustainability’

    Southern cities are outperforming the rest of the UK in terms of environmental sustainability. That’s the conclusion reached in a new report published by Irwin Mitchell and the Centre for Economic Business Research, which highlights a growing geographical divide between cities in the north and south with regards to going green. Locations in the South […]

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