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A Green Response to COVID-19

In a crisis like the one we are living through, we need to remind ourselves of platitudes, that crises can provide opportunities. Although this is hard to consider when faced with the great challenges that have arisen, history is ripe with examples of recovery from crises. How we respond now…

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Tags: covid-19, opportunity, green growth, green recovery, climate change, financial measures, crisis, cop26, energy security, rescue plans, just transition, UK AD & Biogas

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ADBA responds to Budget 2020

ADBA responds to Budget 2020 Responding to the 2020 Budget delivered this afternoon, Charlotte Morton, Chief Executive of the Anaerobic Digestion & Bioresources Association (ADBA), said: “Whilst there is an understandable focus on addressing the coronavirus, climate change is a far greater threat, as Prof Brian Hoskins, founding director of the…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, budget, 2020, RHI, biogas, biomethane, Charlotte Morton, green gas levy, coronavirus, climate change, chancellor, UK AD & Biogas, giulia ceccarelli

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ADBA to reiterate the environmental and economic value of biogas to new ministers

ADBA to reiterate the environmental and economic value of biogas to new ministers Appointments of new COP26 President and Environment Secretary triggers renewed efforts to demonstrate the benefits of biogas for decarbonising the UK and global economies Anaerobic digestion and biogas can deliver a 6% reduction in UK annual greenhouse gas…

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Tags: Charlotte Morton, Defra, beis, cop26, climate change, biogas, anaerobic digestion

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Claire O’Neill removed as COP26 President

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In an unexpected move, nine months before the critical UN summit on climate change, the Government has announced that Mrs O’Neill will be replaced in her role as COP26 President. A former Energy and Climate Minister, who served under David Cameron and Theresa May, Claire Perry…

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Tags: cop26, president, climate change, prime minister, beis, anaerobic digestion, biogas, UK AD & Biogas, climate talks

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ADBA praises global biogas industry commitment to deliver 12% reduction in global emissions by 2030

ADBA praises global biogas industry commitment to deliver 12% reduction in global greenhouse gases emissions by 2030 The World Biogas Association, of which ADBA is a founder member, issues Declaration to deliver 12% global GHG emissions reductions by 2030, signed by major industry players It's the first time so many powerful organisations join…

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Tags: biogas, world biogas association, climate change, cop25, unfccc, uk government

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ADBA joins global strike to demand action on climate change

Today, 20th September 2019, staff from the UK Anaerobic Digestion and Bioresources Association (ADBA) took part in the global climate strike called by environmental activist Greta Thunberg to put pressure on world government to address the climate emergency affecting the planet.  This follows from the young people's march in…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biogas, climate strike, climate change, climate emergency, net zero

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Meeting with the Department for International Trade

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Yesterday, Rebecca Thompson, our Senior Policy Manager, met with the Renewable Energy leads at the Department for International Trade (DIT) to discuss ADBA’s vision for the future of the industry. They discussed outcomes from the industry workshop held in June at DIT and the importance of supporting the…

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Tags: anaerobic digestion, biomethane, renewable financial incentives, biogas, government support, government, net zero, rebecca thompson, department for international trade, export, policy, climate change

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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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Tags: biogas, biomethane, anaerobic digestion, climate change, un, press release

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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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