Wales launches action plan to manage carbon-storing peatlands

Peat is made up of organic carbon which has been trapped in the earth for thousands of years and plays a crucial role in naturally trapping and storing carbon

Conserving tropical peatlands ‘is vital to protecting humans from infectious disease’

An international study team led by the University of Exeter suggests protecting such areas could even reduce the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic

Biomass and peat power plant to remain open until 2030

Ireland’s planning board has given approval for the continued operation of the Edenderry power plant. It has an installed capacity of up to 128 MW of electricity, co-fired with peat and biomass and supplies about 2.5% of Ireland’s national requirement. It is operated by Edenderry Power Ltd (EPL), a subsidiary of Bord na Móna. An […]