World Bank launches CAD15m sustainable development bond

It is part of a campaign to raise awareness for the critical need to protect and sustain water and ocean resources

Rolls-Royce to sell North American civil nuclear unit to Westinghouse

The deal is subject to regulatory approvals

Not your cup of tea! Study finds tea bags shed billions of microplastic particles

Researchers found a single plastic tea bag at brewing temperature could release around 11.6bn microplastic and 3.1bn nanoplastic particles into a cup

IFC raises £461m from first Canadian green bond

The proceeds of the five-year green bond will finance investments in projects including renewable energy, green buildings and energy efficiency

Are extreme weather events making spiders more aggressive?

Scientists found more aggressive spiders fared better and were more likely to survive extreme weather conditions and pass on their traits to new generations

National Grid ESO joins Powering Past Coal Alliance

Members of the Alliance commit to taking actions such as setting targets to phase out coal and committing to no further investments in coal power

French utility ENGIE to buy energy services company Conti

The acquisition is part of the company’s strategy to offer its clients the possibility of achieving a zero carbon transition

Canada plugs in $212k for EV charging points

It is part of a demonstration project to study and encourage the uptake of EVs in Yukon and other cold climates

UK and Canada renew nuclear decommissioning collaboration

They have extended the agreement for a further five years

EU approves sale of Johnson Controls’ power business to Brookfield

Its business unit develops batteries for cars