Scotland awards £170k to use AI tech to tackle climate crisis

Projects include using AI to develop more efficient food supply chains and an AI-based thermal imaging service to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions from households

UK £30bn pension fund threatens asset managers over climate risk

Brunel Pension Partnership believes the finance sector is ‘not fit for purpose’ and wants investment managers to align their emissions with the Paris benchmarks by 2022

Norway commits £0.27bn for UN-backed Green Climate Fund

The funding will support projects in developing countries that will reduce greenhouse gas emissions and adapt to the negative effects of climate change

Equinor to run carbon-free ammonia-fuelled supply vessel

Its Viking Energy vessel will be part of a research project to develop, install and test whether ammonia fuel cells can deliver 100% carbon-free power over long distances

COP26: Nigel Topping appointed as UK climate action Champion

He will help drive action from businesses, investors, cities and regions on climate change

David Attenborough: We should listen closely to citizens’ climate assembly

The 110 members of the public have been chosen to take part in the Climate Assembly UK, with the first meeting taking place in Birmingham today

Guest Blog: Ben Spry – Five resolutions for UK energy managers to make this year

npower Business Solutions, Energy HQ, launches a toolkit helping energy managers to make the business case for a long-term energy management plan

Asda’s fishing fleets equipped to tackle plastic pollution with new bags

The bags will be distributed to all of Asda’s fleets, including those in Scotland, Alaska and Norway, which fish for Mackerel, Pollock, wild Salmon, Tuna, Haddock and Cod

Glasgow’s ‘first’ all-electric minibuses hit the road

The fives minibuses, funded by SP Energy Networks, will help Community Transport Glasgow to reduce carbon emissions by 33 tonnes

UK financing fossil fuel projects overseas ’emitting 69m tonnes of emissions’

The projects are backed by UK Export Finance – a government agency in the Department for International Trade – that provides loans and financial guarantees to UK companies involved in major projects around the world