‘Five out of 20 most air polluted cities in Europe are in the UK’

Newcastle-upon-Tyne, London, Dundee, Edinburgh, Leeds and Slough are among the cities with the highest NO2 levels recorded last month, according to a new research

Half of NHS trusts charged up for a low carbon future

New figures have found that 51% of NHS trusts have installed EV charging infrastructure on their sites

Will the UK watch the EV race from the back seat?

The UK is forecast to produce just 4% of the EVs built in Europe by 2030, according to a new report

Bank of England halves CO2 emissions in 2020/21

The bank said this was the largest decrease in its carbon footprint in a single year since it was first calculated in 2015/16

Jeff Bezos-backed nuclear fusion firm to build first plant in the UK

Canada’s General Fusion has signed an agreement with the UK Atomic Energy Authority to develop and operate its fusion demonstration plant at the Culham Campus, home to the UK’s national fusion research programme

Give free heat pumps to poorer households, consortium says

The group, which includes major energy companies and trade associations, proposes a ‘Fair Heat Deal’ to make clean heating affordable to all

Could bacteria eat e-waste? Talk about grabbing a byte to eat…

Coventry University’s Professor of Bio-innovation and Enterprise, Sebastien Farnaud, has talked to ELN about a sustainable way to recover precious materials from e-waste using bacteria

US awards direct air capture projects with $12m

The projects are designed to increase the amount of carbon dioxide captured and cut operational costs of direct air carbon technology

Insects to turn food waste into animal feed

A new technology has been developed that turns food waste into insect protein for farmers to feed their livestock – all powered by AI

More than 3.4m children attend schools with toxic air

A new study has found that 27% of UK schools are in areas with high air pollution levels