Ultimately a mixture of fiscal and technological carrots and sticks will be needed to ensure the UK meets its net-zero targets. On the demand side this would mean the end to all new airports expansions and major funding in building energy efficiency. On the supply side much to some environmentalists concerns serious investment in a new fleet of mini nuclear power plants, together with major government backing in carbon capture and storage technologies, including the turning of redundant oil and gas fields in carbon sinks.
List of various interesting conferences and events taking place worldwide in the coming months in a range of cities including Amsterdam, Cambridge, London, Oxford, New York, Sydney, Singapore and Toronto.
The oil and gas industry needs a decommissioning strategy to help meet the UK’s Paris Accord commitments and the net zero carbon emissions by 2050 target, as the country moves ahead in its energy transition. Decommissioning is only one strand of the oil and gas sector’s efforts to reduce their carbon footprint and, at the same time, is an essential requirement to ensure continuing investor and government support in new North Sea projects.
Most people would be surprised to learn that the earth is now greener than the 1980s.
As for the future in the many trades that Southampton deals with including deep sea containerships and cruise liners, the vessels are getting bigger as vessel operators seeks to meet increasing demand and cut unit costs. Because of this port operators such as Southampton have to continue to develop and expand port capacity infrastructure to handle such mega vessels.