006: OVO Newswire - Your weekend reading, right here

  • 13 December 2019
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006: OVO Newswire - Your weekend reading, right here
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Part 6 coming from yours truly! :raising_hand_tone3:


Here’s some interesting stuff from our OVO Newswire team, and their Instagram page this week.

  • Mitsubishi Motors and OVO Energy collaborate on decarbonised transport⁠


This new partnership will help drive the decarbonisation of transport in the UK.⁠ Both businesses recognises collaboration and industry partnerships are required to meet the UK's net-zero carbon commitment by 2050.⁠ Read about it here.


Did you catch this topic about our investment with Mitsubishi? 

  • Polluting firms 'will be hit by climate policies'⁠


Carbon-intensive firms are likely to lose 43% of their value thanks to policies designed to combat climate change, a report says.⁠ Manufacturers slow to move to EVs will see their value fall, as governments realise that petrol and diesel models must be phased out faster for climate targets to be met.⁠ Catch the full story here.

  • Storm Atiyah blows in new British wind power record⁠


According to National Grid, wind supplied almost 44% of electricity over the day as a whole.⁠ Some electric car owners were even paid to charge their vehicles on Sunday night at the height of the windy weather.⁠ Full story here


I wonder how much energy was generated from the worlds fourth largest wind farm

  • Climate change: Methane pulse detected from South Sudan wetlands⁠


Scientists think they can now explain at least part of the recent growth in methane (CH4) levels in the atmosphere.⁠ Researchers from Edinburgh University say their studies point to a big jump in emissions coming from just the wetlands of South Sudan.⁠ Read about this here

  • Australia's bushfires have emitted 250m tonnes of CO2, almost half of country's annual emissions⁠


Analysis by Nasa shows the NSW fires have emitted about 195m tonnes of CO2 since 1 August, with Queensland’s fires adding a further 55m tonnes over the same period.⁠ Experts say it could take decades for forest regrowth to reabsorb the emissions.⁠ Here’s the full story. 

Do you read this?

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