Microsoft ramps up plans to capture carbon from burning wood

Microsoft is doubling down on a controversial plan to capture carbon dioxide emissions from wood-burning power plants. It announced a contract with energy company Stockholm Exergi to capture 3.33…Continue readingMicrosoft ramps up plans to capture carbon from burning wood

Climate activists across Europe block access to North Sea oil infrastructure

Climate activists in four countries are blocking access to North Sea oil infrastructure as part of a coordinated pan-European civil disobedience protest. Blockades have been taking place at oil…Continue readingClimate activists across Europe block access to North Sea oil infrastructure

Shifting Political Winds Threaten Progress on Europe’s Green Goals

Germany’s finance minister, withdrew his party’s support for a crucial agreement between the governing parties to phase out the nation’s coal-burning power plants by 2030. “Until it is clear…Continue readingShifting Political Winds Threaten Progress on Europe’s Green Goals

Ørsted cancels two US offshore windfarm projects at £3.3bn cost

Denmark’s Ørsted has cancelled two big offshore windfarm projects in the US at a cost of more than £3bn amid surging costs facing the global wind industry. Shares in…Continue readingØrsted cancels two US offshore windfarm projects at £3.3bn cost

Alarmingly high PFAS levels found in the populations of Greenland, the Faroe Islands, Denmark and the UK

PFAS is used in almost all industries and is found in many products such as textiles, carpets, shoes, food packaging, cosmetics, fire foam and pesticides. The hunting community in…Continue readingAlarmingly high PFAS levels found in the populations of Greenland, the Faroe Islands, Denmark and the UK

Study uncovers widespread and ongoing clearcutting of Swedish old forests

Almost one fourth of Sweden’s last unprotected old-growth forest was logged between 2003 and 2019. At this rate, all of these ecologically unique and valuable forests will be lost…Continue readingStudy uncovers widespread and ongoing clearcutting of Swedish old forests