Airly raises $3.3m to help clean up the air

Airly provides actionable insights about air quality with its AI-driven algorithms that predict air pollution over 24 hours, with a verifiability of up to 95%

US announces $34.5m for data science and machine learning to advance climate solutions

It will support researchers using computation-based models to tackle basic science challenges, advance clean energy technologies, improve energy efficiency and predict extreme weather and climate patterns

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Yorkshire Water uses AI and IoT to reduce wastewater pollution

It has teamed up with the University of Sheffield and Siemens Digital Industries to develop an innovative blockage predictor solution, which identifies problems in the network quickly

US provides $130m for research into solar energy technologies

It is supporting 67 research projects across 30 states that reduce the cost of solar, increase US manufacturing competitiveness and improve the reliability of the electric grid

‘AI will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 16% in next three to five years’

Nearly half of 400 businesses surveyed are already using AI for climate action

Green tech projects to get share of £134m government funding

An AI-powered solution which aims to reduce beer waste and a project that converts seaweed into compostable packaging are some of the 1,069 initiatives that will secure funding

Smart homes as green power stations ‘could generate £2.5bn of energy savings by 2030’

Customers who live in AI-powered homes could save £400 annually, according to a report

New York awards $2.5m for technologies that reduce carbon emissions

ThermoAl, a company from Canada, has received the top $1m prize for its software that uses artificial intelligence to help industrial firms optimise combustion operations

Airly secures $2m for its global air quality platform

The company claims its AI-powered air quality forecast function allows it to predict the flow of pollutants for the next 24 hours, with a verifiability of up to 95%