Burning wood is the 2nd largest source of CO2 in the UK power sector. The UK assumes burning wood is carbon neutral but significant scientific evidence disagrees.
Less than 1% unabated fossil fuels and at least 80% wind and solar in the power mix required to meet UK climate targets in National Grid’s new analysis.
Today’s financial report from Drax, Europe’s largest biomass power generator, shows the extraordinary scale of the public subsidies the company is receiving.
UK wind power and low demand pushed fossil gas to a 5-year low, as UK reaches a major green power milestone.
With one month until Brexit, a linked UK- EU carbon market is now impossible. The government should commit to a carbon tax.
We explore why over-reliance on BECCS undermines the credibility of National Grid’s pathways to reaching net-zero.