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  • Rolls-Royce Small Modular Power Plants

    By on November 23, 2021

    Seaborg Technologies, an organisation in Denmark, have designed barges featuring modular nuclear reactors that use molten salt as a method to moderate the reactions taking place. These reactors present little danger should something go wrong, producing no gas and keeping the incident localised as the salt will solidify and be able to be cleaned up once it has. These barges

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  • COP26 – The Glasgow Climate Pact

    By on November 16, 2021

    Late by a day, the Glasgow Climate Pact was established on Saturday, the 13th of November.  The two weeks of negotiation have led to this, and many are questioning whether it is enough to even get below 2oC, let alone reach the ideal 1.5oC.  The biggest inclusion in the pact was the mention of coal, as fossil fuels have never

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  • COP26 Day Ten Summary – 11th November 2021

    By on November 16, 2021

    The final day of COP26 for those not involved in negotiations, Thursday’s theme was Cities, Regions and Built Environment.  The draft documents for the final texts were nearly complete and people were attentive to whether agreements and negotiations would lead towards 1.5oC global warming, especially after the report earlier stating current plans would lead to 2.4oC.  The UK Green Building

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  • COP26 Day Nine Summary – 10th November 2021

    By on November 11, 2021

    Wednesday was Transport Day at COP26, looking into vehicle emissions, electric transport and other advances in transportation technology.  The “Clydebank Declaration” will see at least 19 nations work towards developing net-zero shipping routes between ports, with the goal of establishing six of these routes, likely shorter ones, by the mid-2020s and more, longer routes by 2030. Some of the nations

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  • COP26 Day Eight Summary – 9th November 2021

    By on November 10, 2021

    Tuesday was Science and Innovation Day at COP26, looking into reports and the science behind climate change as well as the future of technology to help maintain the 1.5oC goal.  Twenty-three governments have announced plans to increase their investments into clean energy production, including China and India, two of the largest emitters.  These nations together account for 90% of the

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  • COP26 Day Seven Summary – 8th November 2021

    By on November 9, 2021

    Day seven of COP26 highlighted the need for adaptation and the risks of loss and damage, where nations at risk, especially developing and island nations, called for help. It has already been said adaptation needs five to ten times more funding in the future, as without it, the damage could be extreme.  Race to Resilience, a campaign created by the

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