Toyota to test blockchain peer-to-peer energy trading in Japan

The project will assess the feasibility of a two-way, self-autonomous electricity supply system that allows direct trading between consumers

Ørsted offers greener gas to businesses

The company says they will enable businesses to boost their CSR credentials

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Microsoft inks PPA for Dutch offshore wind energy

It is the company’s 14th renewable PPA and brings its total clean energy portfolio to more than 1.5GW

Theresa May to step down as prime minister

She said she is ‘proud’ of the progress made in eliminating plastic waste, tackling climate change and improving air quality

Ofgem confirms plans to slash returns for energy network companies

National Grid is ‘disappointed’ with the proposals and the Energy Networks Association says they will have ‘damaging impacts’

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EU and World Bank agree €7m for energy and water security in Central Asia

The funding will contribute to a programme that helps boost security through knowledge exchange, policy advice and project preparation

Labour pledges to make climate change ‘core part’ of school curriculum

It has set out plans to ensure all young people are educated in schools about the social and environmental impacts of climate change

UN to help Saudi Arabia strengthen environmental protection

It will provide technical experts in the fields of environmental law, air quality management and climate change

Half of parents ‘would move house to escape air pollution if affordable’

New research has found more than one in 10 parents of under 18s have already moved to ‘cleaner areas’

What’s the climate footprint of your travel?

Researchers have developed a tool which they hope will encourage consumers to fly less by highlighting the climate impact of their choices