Electric Volvo truck
Volvo’s electric trucks roll out across selected parts of Europe

The clean vehicles are initially available in Sweden, Norway, Germany, Switzerland, France and the Netherlands

Meat giant Maple Leaf Foods takes a bite out of emissions by going ‘carbon-neutral’

Meat production and consumption are widely considered to be major drivers of climate change

Aldi looks to net avoidable plastic waste with new reusable bags

The trial will launch across more than 250 stores in Scotland, the North of England and the Midlands from the end of November

Towering city skyscrapers ‘could become gravity-batteries of the future’

Edinburgh start-up Gravitricity says tall buildings could be used to store energy at half the levelised cost of lithium-ion batteries

Global energy efficiency progress at lowest rate since 2010

Primary energy intensity, an indicator of how heavily the world’s economic activity uses energy, improved by just 1.2% in 2018

Waves
‘Low-costs and tech readiness needed for wave energy to make a splash by 2024’

UK-based offshore energy specialist Simply Blue Energy and Swedish wave energy developer CorPower Ocean claim they may have a solution

Government launches Net Zero Review

The review will assess how the UK can maximise economic opportunities while decarbonising

Cummins’ new hydrogen lorry trucks towards greener haulage

The heavy-duty vehicle’s 100kWh lithium-ion battery capacity gives it a range of up to 250 miles

Zero Waste Christmas Market puts a wrap on unsustainable gifts

The event aims to cater to the 70% of Brits looking to ‘go green’ and reduce their environmental impact

Energy-generating bike helmet crashes onto the scene

POC has developed a helmet made from carbon-positive materials and able to convert both artificial and natural light to power