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The Office for Environmental Protection (OEP) has today published its first monitoring report on the UK government’s 25 Year Environment Plan, warning that progress so far has been “slow”.
The climate targets of oil and gas majors rely heavily on emissions mitigation technologies (EMTs) that are expensive and unproven at scale, analysis by Carbon Tracker has uncovered.
The transition to a net zero economy, according to the former US president Barack Obama, requires an ‘all of the above’ approach. Part of this is increased reliance on lithium batteries, enabling the electrification of consumer goods like cars, bicycles and scooters. The relatively recent popularity of lithium batteries, which is partly due to their flexibility in applications, has extended to reusable and disposable vapes or e-cigarettes.
Limiting global warming to 2°C above pre-industrial levels is now possible if all nations honour the climate pledges made at the Glasgow COP26 conference last year, a new study has found.