Researchers at Imperial College London are collaborating with non-profit renewables action group 10:10 to work on developing trackside solar panels to power trains across the UK.
Donald Trump’s recent victory in the US Presidential election has had environmental campaigners vocally concerned about the future of global efforts to slow climate change.
The latest UN climate summit began on Monday, with leaders now settling in for two weeks of discussions and negotiations aimed at ironing out the implementation of the Paris deal and global climate goals generally.
The UN Paris Climate Agreement has officially come into force this Friday, after fast tracked ratification from the European Union pushed it past the necessary threshold last month.
The Committee on Climate Change has published a report claiming that if the UK is to meet the goals set out in the Paris Climate Agreement, development of carbon removal technologies needs to be accelerated.
The World Energy Council, an ‘impartial network of leaders and practitioners’ promoting a sustainable future, has released a report that suggest that the world’s per capita energy demand is set to peak by the year 2030.
With India formally submitting their instrument of ratification, and the EU Parliament approving plans to fast-track the groups ratification as a bloc, the Paris Climate Agreement looks set to come into effect next month.
The European Union’s Environment Ministers agreed on Friday to fast-track the ratification of the Paris climate agreement as a bloc, a move which could bring the deal into effect before the end of November.