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PRESS RELEASE: ADBA Comments on UN World Environment Day

Date: 5th June 2019 Embargo: Immediate ADBA Comments on UN World Environment Day The Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association has commented on the occasion of the UN’s World Environment Day. World Environment Day is the United Nations day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action to protect our environment. Since…

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Climate protests heat up political climate awareness

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Last week, Extinction Rebellion protests, calling for action to address the climate crisis, sprung up all over the United Kingdom. In London they have been particularly visible with three protesters still being held in custody following action to disrupt transport in the capital. According to its website, Extinction Rebellion is…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, climate change, extinction rebellion, protests, beis, michael gove, alberto rocamora, rebecca thompson

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GUEST BLOG: Scottish Government’s Mike Berry on AD’s role in Scotland’s circular economy

Ahead of chairing a session at the ADBA Scottish National Conference 2019, Mike Berry, Senior Policy Adviser for the Scottish Government, sets out the importance of a Scottish circular economy.

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Tags: Scotland, anaerobic digestion, Circular Economy, adba scottish national conference, climate change

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MEMBER BLOG: Limejump uses artificial intelligence to combat climate change

Last year’s report “Global Warming of 1.5C” by the UN’s Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change highlighted the severe impact of inactivity towards tackling climate change and the urgency required to ensure that we, as a global tribe, do not sit idle and bear the consequence of an irreversible…

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Tags: member blog, climate change, decarbonisation

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Climate-committed organisations and politicians demand to achieve carbon neutrality

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On the 5th of December, All-Party Parliamentary Climate Change Group, All Party Sustainable Resource Group, Carbon Connect, Westminster Sustainable Business Forum and the Sustainable Resource Forum, with the coordination of Policy Connect, organized a Christmas reception under the name of Net Zero Britain. The event counted with the a…

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Tags: climate change, zero emissions, zero carbon britain, Policy Connect, alberto rocamora

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PRESS RELEASE: Celebrating green gas in Green GB Week

The UK’s trade body for anaerobic digestion (AD) is celebrating the contribution of green gas to tackling climate change as Green GB Week gets underway.

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Tags: press release, anaerobic digestion, green gb week, green gas, Charlotte Morton, climate change

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ADBA responds to Ofgem framework consultation on new price controls

With the current price control period ending in 2021 Ofgem is consulting on the new controls which will be set by RIIO-2, standing for Revenues = Incentives + Innovation + Outputs.  ADBA has now submitted the industry response, which you can download here. We make two general observations, where we perceive Ofgem…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, biomethane, food waste operators, crop operators, Ofgem, consultation, riio-2, price controls, decarbonisation, climate change, GDNs, dnos, network innovation, innovation, thom koller

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What the Budget means for AD

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Unfortunately, today's Budget contained very little in terms of support for AD. Here are some points that may be of interest:  Energy Sustainable investment in energy – The government will continue to support low-carbon electricity as it becomes more cost-competitive, including through up to £557 million for further…

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Tags: Ollie More, budget 2017, anaerobic digestion, energy, Waste, climate change

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New conference to examine role of anaerobic digestion in Northern Irish economy

A new conference is set to examine the role that anaerobic digestion (AD) can play in waste management, agriculture, renewable energy generation, and climate change mitigation in Northern Ireland. AD is a natural process that recycles organic materials including food waste, sewage, agricultural waste, and purpose-grown energy crops…

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Tags: Northern Ireland, anaerobic digestion, Charlotte Morton, climate change, GHG emissions, agriculture, renewable energy, biomethane, digestate

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Can Brexit be sustainable? Five key points

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On Wednesday evening I attended the launch of a new report from think-tank Policy Connect entitled ‘Principles for a Sustainable Brexit’, which sets out the key principles for the Government and Parliament to make environmental considerations and tackling climate change central to policymaking post Brexit. The launch involved…

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Tags: chris noyce, brexit, climate change, regulations, Environment Agency

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Biogas key to tackling global methane emissions - C40 Cities

Global megacities network C40 Cities has described biogas as key to tackling global methane emissions at global tradeshow UK AD & Biogas and World Biogas Expo 2017 at the NEC in Birmingham. Amrita Sinha Kataria, Manager of the Sustainable Solid Waste Systems Network at C40 Cities, said: There is…

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Tags: biogas, cities, uk ad & biogas and world biogas expo 2017, methane, climate change, world biogas association

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ADBA comments on election manifestos

Following the launch of the Labour, Liberal Democrat and Conservative manifestos, ADBA has commented on the energy, climate change and environmental policies outlined by the major parties. Conservative Manifesto Commenting on the Conservative Party’s Manifesto, ADBA Chief Executive Charlotte Morton welcomed the Conservatives’ continued commitment to the…

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Tags: general election, manifestos, recycling, climate change, Circular Economy, renewables, anaerobic digestion

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Knottingley-based 4R Group celebrates 10 years of trading and 810,000 tonnes

A decade of recycling ‘wastes’ to land and saving carbon has been celebrated by Knottingley-based 4R Group. The company, founded in 2006, recycles ‘wastes’ to agricultural land and has also worked on major land restoration schemes all over the country, including Langton in Derbyshire and Imerys, Dubbers…

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Tags: member's press release, 4r group, carbon abatement, soil health, climate change, nutrient recycling

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More details confirmed about new energy department

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The government has today set out further information on the responsibilities and operations of its restructured departments. A statement from the Prime Minister said: The Department for Energy and Climate Change and the remaining functions of the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills have been merged to form a new…

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Tags: DECC, dbeis, renewable financial incentives, climate change, Climate Change Act, food waste operators, Defra, crop operators, Matt Hindle, greg clark, therese coffey

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Leaving the EU: implications on energy and climate policy

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Following the referendum decision to leave the EU, the Energy and Climate Change Committee has launched inquiries on the implications for UK energy policy and for climate policy. With UK politics and the economy in a period of extreme uncertainty, these inquries provide members with opportunity to ensure that…

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Tags: energy & climate change committee, eccc, brexit, European Union, consultation, cop21, 2030 target, climate change, emissions trading scheme, energy policy, anaerobic digestion, food waste operators, crop operators, biogas, biomethane, thom koller

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