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Engineering solutions for climate action

With COP26 now in the rearview mirror, we turn our attention to the technologies, insights, and strategies needed to deliver reductions, with the private sector leading the way. New materials and designs can help drive down embodied carbon in construction and buildings.

More investment and expertise are needed to scale-up renewable energy technologies and power the shift to a low-carbon economy. A Ramboll survey conducted in November is bullish about the prospects of the Power-to-X sector, but insiders caution against complacency. Here are your latest sustainability insights from Ramboll.

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Here’s what is needed to scale Power-to-X

In a recent survey of Danish Power-to-X stakeholders, industry insiders call for massive investments into offshore wind. This comes at a critical moment as governments everywhere prepare strategies to scale green hydrogen and Power-to-X technologies to meet national and global climate ambitions and boost green jobs.

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Bringing carbon reductions home

The UK building sector could reduce carbon emissions by as much as 1 million tonnes per year – equivalent to the annual carbon emissions uptake of 40 million trees.

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The future of green heat is not what you think

In Scotland, a decommissioned coal mine could become a future source of green heat. Our expert shares five novel approaches from Scotland for cities to decarbonise their sources of urban heating.

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Video: A monument to climate hope

23 meters tall. 75% lower carbon footprint. 100% cement-free concrete. The Hope Sculpture, gifted by Ramboll and 50 other partners to Glasgow for COP26, offers a low-carbon vision of the future for the construction sector and our planet. 

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Was COP26 hit-or-miss?

The Glasgow climate summit showed there’s momentum for change as the private sector steps up. Here are the key takeaways – and two technologies that can have transformational impacts.

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Did you miss? Here are Ramboll’s 1.5 °C aligned climate targets

The Science-Based Targets initiative approved Ramboll’s targets to reduce carbon emissions in line with the Paris Agreement by 2030 – reinforcing the company’s accountability on climate action.

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Flemming Bligaard Award winner to be announced on 10 December

The 65,000 EUR Flemming Bligaard Award will be awarded in 2021 to an early-career researcher working in the green energy transition. Follow the announcement on our LinkedIn channel on 10 December.

Follow the announcement here