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In today's Daily Digest, the UK government has released a report on AI risks and capabilities, the European Commission has set out what the EU has done to promote and support the development and deployment of clean technologies, and more.
The UK government has said that it is committed to working with industry to reduce methane emission from livestock through the use of methane supressing feed additives. Methane supressing feed products are expected to enter the market from 2025.
The UK government has said that domestic farmers and growers will have continued access to important pesticides to support resilient and profitable food production and cut input costs. Farmers and growers can continue to buy and use seeds treated with EU approved pesticides.
The European Commission has set out what the EU has done to promote and support the development and deployment of clean technologies. It also provides a first update on results materialising from the US Inflation Reduction Act, as requested by the European Council, ands stresses the need to continue monitoring the situation and constructively engaging with the US.
The European Commission has signed three Memoranda of Understanding with partners to develop critical raw material value chains and boost transport connectivity.
The EU and Namibia have endorsed a strategic partnership on sustainable raw materials value chains and renewable hydrogen supported by €1 billion in investments by the EU, it Member States and European financial institutions.
The European Innovation Council has released its EIC Tech Report 2023 which highlights novel technologies and innovations submitted to the EIC under Horizon Europe.
A report from the European Environment Agency says that greenhouse gas emissions dropped across the EU by 2% in 2022, compared with 2021. However, the report warns that accelerated action is needed to meet the EU’s climate and energy targets.
The UK’s Civil Service has said that it has that it has exceeded its ambition to increase the number of new recruits with a STEM qualification for its Fast Track Programme.
During the first week of October, the UK government’s Chief Scientific Advisor Professor Dame Angela McLean, visited Japan and Korea to take part in discussions on AI and research to gain greater understanding of the science and technology landscape in both countries.
The UK government has released a report on AI risks and capabilities, which will inform discussions at the AI Safety Summit which will held on the 1 November at Bletchly Park. At the same time, the UK Prime Minister is calling for global responsibility to address the risks of AI and while taking hold of the opportunities.