Tag Archives: Carbon

Forests Are Losing Their Ability to Hold Carbon

U.S. forests could worsen global warming instead of easing it because they are being destroyed by natural disasters and are losing their ability to absorb planet-warming gases as they get older, a new Agriculture Department report says. The report predicts that the ability of forests to absorb carbon will start plummeting after 2025 and that […]

Decarbonising our built environment is crucial to reaching our 2050 goals

Ground Engineering student editor and Loughborough University civil engineering student Jaya Basra takes a closer look at carbon management in infrastructure. PAS 2080 was the world’s first specification created for carbon management in buildings and infrastructure. It forms a global standard that has been authored to meet the requirements of the World Trade Organisation. Through intelligent […]