Earth Overshoot Day is here yet again, and earlier than ever: today, 29 July, we have already used up the amount of natural resources that the world can regenerate within a year.
Back in 1971, the team behind the campaign has estimated, the date of Earth Overshoot Day was 21 December. Since then, the date has arrived progressively earlier, with 2019 representing the earliest Overshoot Day we have ever seen... More
A report from the Committee on Climate Change says the UK can reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, but will need to invest in low-carbon energy technologies and implement a ban on biodegradable waste to landfill by 2025.
ArcelorMittal, LanzaTech, and Primetals Technologies have announced that they are to build ‘Europe’s first-ever commercial-scale production facility to create bioethanol from waste gases produced during the steelmaking process’.
Despite stutters in recycling figures, Eunomia’s third Local Authority Recycling Carbon Index (included with this issue of Resource), shows the carbon figures associated with household collection are improving. Simon Hann has more