The path to electrifying the global economy


A recent report from the Energy Transition Commission highlights the role of electrification in achieving our net zero climate ambitions. Mark Venables looks at the challenges ahead as we strive to increase the pace in our quest to mitigate climate change. To limit global warming to below 2°C and as close as possible to 1.5°C, […]

World’s largest direct air capture and CO2 storage plant begins operation in Iceland


Climeworks, the Swiss company which specialises in carbon dioxide air capture technology, has announced the launch of Orca, the world’s largest direct air capture and storage plant that permanently removes CO2 from the air. Orca represents a milestone in the direct air capture industry with its capacity of capturing 4,000 tonnes of CO2 per year, […]