World’s worst countries driving deforestation

deforestation

Deforestation is among the biggest contributors to climate change, affecting around ten million hectares of land every year. A new report from Utility Bidder reveals which countries are currently responsible for the highest deforestation rates and the impact of forestry loss on CO2 emissions. Brazil, South America – 1,695,700 hectares of deforestation. With an average […]

New process captures CO2 from construction

construction

Around 0.5% of global carbon emissions could be captured while crushing rocks used in construction, new research suggests. The materials and construction industry accounts for 11 per cent of global carbon emissions and more than 50 billion tonnes of rock are crushed worldwide every year. Current crushing processes, standard in construction and mining, do not […]