Tackling the UK’s ‘polluter elite’ is key to net zero

The wealthiest citizens must make the most dramatic changes to their behaviours to keep the 1.5°C target in sight, according to a new report

IRENA and China State Grid join forces to advance clean energy transition

The agreement aims to advance the global energy transformation towards a net zero future particularly in developing countries

Bathers dive in solar powered London Fields Lido swimming pool

The solar scheme is set to cover the facility’s needs and any surplus energy will be sent back to the grid

Can hair waste make solar panels work better?

Researchers at Queensland University of Technology found that hair scraps can be used to improve the performance of perovskites solar cells

Plastics: The next challenge for sustainable organisations

Businesses are well aware of climate change and what can be done to tackle it, but the issue of plastics is one that has also been at the fore-front of public discussion.

ScottishPower files planning application for ‘UK’s largest’ electrolyser

The firm plans to build a ‘hydrogen hub’ at its 539MW wind farm in Glasgow

Japan to dispose of 1.2m tonnes of Fukushima nuclear power plant water into the ocean

Japan’s Prime Minister said disposal of treated water is an ‘unavoidable issue’

French trains to get on solar tracks with EDF’s PV plant

A 20-year PPA was signed between EDF Renewables and SNCF Energie

UK saw the ‘fifth largest’ fall in electricity sector carbon emissions since the start of lockdown

A new report estimates UK energy emissions fell to a total of 48.6 million tonnes of CO2, equivalent to the total annual emissions of nearly half a million Brits

Volvo Group and SSAB partner for ‘world’s first fossil-free’ steel trucks

Clean hydrogen will be used in the production of prototype steel vehicles and components