It now really feels as though we are moving closer towards finding a solution to convert the large amounts of biomass resulting from habitat management into an energy product. Many thousands of hectares are harvested each year and in many cases this material is cut to waste – but not for long… After a thorough […]
We’re really excited to have three contractors progressing into Phase 2 of our Wetland Biomass to Bioenergy competition. After a challenging Phase 1 selection process, three of the seven Phase 1 contractors have been chosen to turn their ideas into demonstrators. The successful contractors will be asked to build, trial and demonstrate a system that […]
Programs to measure climate changes may be heading for declines due to budget cutsScientists have adopted basic rules of management, such as: "You can't manage what you can't measure." This is a truism in climate science. In order to understand where our climate is headed, we need to know where it has been in the past, and where it is now […]
The issue of overseas waste shipments continues to impact on the UK recycling industry, especially the knock-on effect on low-carbon job creation here in the UK (Norwegians turn Europe's trash into cash but fuel concern over the future of recycling, 15 June). Domestic recycling rates continue to improve and while most local authorities now collect plast […]
Lincolnshire has many good examples of sustainable living.