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Sustainable growing media options - Summary of stakeholder feedback

It is well recognised in the industry that produces, sells and uses horticultural growing media in the propagation and growth of plants/crops that the use of peat must be phased out in order to...

Solving business problems with environmental data competition

On the 5th July the Technology Strategy Board and NERC in collaboration with the Environmental Sustainability KTN will be hosting a road show to discuss the forthcoming competition 'Solving...

Biochar Quality Mandate - Public consultation

The Biochar Risk Assessment Framework have developed a  Biochar Quality Mandate (BQM) which aims to assist in the production of quality biochar that can  be  used in UK soils...

CCEMC Grand Challenge - Innovative Carbon Uses

  The CCEMC is providing $35m (Canadian) funding for the most innovative technologies that will convert CO2 emissions into new carbon based products and markets. This Alberta...

Sustainable Growing Media Options - Alternatives to Peat

On the 10th May the ESKTN in collaboration with INCrop will be hosting an event at Rothamsted Research aimed at promoting  innovation around sustainable alternatives to peat in growing...

Summary of the stakeholder discussions at the Negative Emission Technologies community event

On the 13th March 2013 the ESKTN in collaboration with Oxford Geoengineering hosted a workshop to raise awareness of the main carbon removal technologies and launch the new online community. It...

NET Funding Opportunities

Two new competitions have been launched this month to support the development of materials which replace less sustainable products.   1. Materials innovation for a sustainable...

The Negative Emission Technologies Community Launch Event

On Wednesday 13th March the ESKTN in collaboration with Oxford Geoengineeering hosted the Negative Emission Technologies Community Launch event at the Royal Academy of Engineers in London. ...

Pyrolysis of Sewage Sludge - an ESKTN Case Study

In 2011 the UKBRC funded by GENeco (part of the Wessex Water Group) conducted a feasibility study under lab conditions to assess the potential for pyrolysying sewage sludge to produce energy and...

Negative Emission Technology Community Event

On the 13th March the ESKTN, in collaboration with Oxford Geoengineering, will be hosting an event at the Royal Academy of Engineers to launch our negative emission technologies online...

EuTRACE - European Transdisciplinary Assessment of Climate Engineering

EuTRACE is a European funded project to compare the different geoengineering technologies from a European perspective. The project which started last year includes 14 partner organizations...

British Biochar Foundation

  “The sustainable deployment of biochar in the UK.”   The British Biochar Foundation (BBF) is a not-for-profit membership organisation aiming to support...

Air capture and CO2 recycling conference - Don't miss out on the discount

  The ESKTN will be co hosting an event at the Institute of Mechanical Engineers on Air capture of CO2 and the associated carbon recycling technologies. The conference being held on...

Arctic ice will be lost in summer months within 4 years

  In an email to the Guardian, Prof Peter Wadhams of Cambridge University said: "Climate change is no longer something we can aim to do something about in a few decades' time,...

Mineral Carbonation: Identifying the R&D Priorities

On Wednesday 28th November the ESKTN will be co hosting a workshop with the CO2Chem Network titled 'Mineral Carbonation: Identifying the R&D Priorities'. The event, being held at the...

Discount tickets for Air capture and CO2 recycling conference available to ESKTN members

  Don’t miss out on your chance to attend the AIR CAPTURE: NEGATIVE EMISSIONS AND CARBON RECYCLING event on the 16th October 2012 at the Institute of Mechanical Engineers,...

Major £13.6 million boost for cutting-edge engineering research to raise UK's game

  The EPSRC has awarded three ground breaking engineering research projects including the re-use of carbon. A team from the University of Sheffield’s department of chemical and...

Air capture and CO2 recycling conference

Don't miss out on a great opportunity to attend the Air capture and CO2 recycling conference at the institute of Mechanical Engineers in London on the 16th October.   As ESKTN...

CASE Studentship Open Competition Announcement of Opportunity

  NERC invites applications to the CASE Studentship Open Competition.    The scheme promotes partnership between eligible research organisations and public or...

Urban soils capture anthropogenic carbon

  An article in this month’s edition of New Civil Engineer reported on the work being conducted by Newcastle and Oxford universities, backed by the Engineering and Physical...
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Air capture and CO2 recycling conference - Don't miss out on the discount

  The ESKTN will be co hosting an event at the Institute of Mechanical Engineers on...

Mineral Carbonation: Identifying the R&D Priorities

On Wednesday 28th November the ESKTN will be co hosting a workshop with the CO2Chem Network...

Arctic ice will be lost in summer months within 4 years

  In an email to the Guardian, Prof Peter Wadhams of Cambridge University said:...