Ember’s Phil Macdonald explains his report on BECCS at Drax. Will a future BECCS plant be eye-wateringly expensive and actually make our climate worse?
Edward Robinson speaks to Prof Michael Norton, outgoing director of the environment programme at the European Academies Science Advisory Council (EASAC). Mike speaks about the need to understand what ‘transformative change’ actually is, the gap between science and policy urgency on environmental boundaries and on the flawed concept of GDP.
Alasdair MacEwen speaks to Doug Parr, Chief Scientist and Head of Policy at Greenpeace UK about how climate policy has changed and what might happen after the pandemic.
Jihen Chandoul argues that post-independence clarity on the link between food self-sufficiency and sovereignty offers lessons for today.
19 environmental NGOs warn the UK government about the risks associated with Bioenergy with CCS (BECCS)
Professor Ian Rotherham (of Sheffield Hallam University) explains why restoring peat bogs is so important for combating climate change via carbon recovery.
The survival of Europe’s most valuable – and threatened – wildlife and habitats depends on Natura 2000. By Siim Kuresoo of the Estonian Fund for Nature (ELF).
Annika Lund Gade, of Green Transition Denmark, and Peter de Jong, of Natuur & Milieu.
Phil MacDonald, of the clean energy think tank Ember, argues that it’s time to end the nearly £1 billion per year subsidy to wood burning in the UK.
Burning wood for heat and power doesn’t make environmental or economic sense. This infographic shows why.