UK Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng has temporarily exempted parts of the CO2 industry from competition law to help secure CO2 supplies to UK businesses. Companies will be granted a short exemption from the Competition Act 1998 for the purpose of sharing information and optimising supply.
Science briefs for Issue 10 20201 of C&I Magazine.
Witches’ broom is an overgrowth of shoots and branches in woody plants caused by a Phytoplasma bacterial infection. It can cause devastating losses in several economically important crops.
Petrochemicals giant Ineos has announced plans to invest over £1bn in a bid to further reduce greenhouse gas emissions at its Grangemouth, Scotland site. The company aims to have the integrated refinery and petrochemicals facility net zero by 2045, building on previous 37% net CO2 reductions.
The IEA released a report detailing the steps to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. It sets out 400 milestones, …such as ceasing new construction of coal and oil power plants, phasing out unabated ones by 2040 and calling an end to investment in fossil fuels.