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Released in June, it was a summer splash, full of energy, lavish attention to detail, and thought-provoking insights. No, not the Barbie movie. We’re talking about the UK Government greenhouse gas reporting: conversion factors 2023. The conversion factors are published in handy spreadsheet form by the UK Department for Energy Security and Net Zero, formerly […]

How sustainable is AI?

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Despite being a relatively new phenomenon, artificial intelligence (AI) is rapidly appearing in modern-day life as technology replicating human actions. That may take the form of chatbots like ChatGPT, image generators, voice recognition like Siri or Alexa, or even driverless cars. Because using AI is instantaneous with no evident emissions associated with its use, the […]

Science Based Targets explained

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After the hottest ever start to June, the need for every individual, business, or organisation to find ways to reduce their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions is becoming even more apparent. If the commitments contained within the Paris Agreement are to be achieved, we need global GHG emissions to be reduced by 45% (from 2010 level) by […]

What is Scope 4?

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By now for anyone in the world of sustainability, reporting on scope 1, 2, and 3 emissions is commonplace. Scope 1 covers greenhouse gases released from direct (operational) activities, scope 2 refers to the emissions generated from purchased electricity, heating or cooling, and scope 3 are any indirect emissions occurring in the value chain, both […]

Time to join the Race To Zero

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You have probably heard of the Race To Zero but it may have raised some questions. Who’s behind it, what does it mean