California leads states in suing Trump over car emissions rollback

They accuse the government of failing to follow its own regulations and of violating the Clean Air Act

UK-Colombia announce £20m bioeconomy research

A new £20 million bioeconomy research programme between the UK and Colombia has been announced. The agreement was signed by Nick Hurd, Minister for Industry and Climate Change and Yaneth Giha, Director of Colciencias, a Colombian national research agency. The programme will help tackle pollution and deforestation and develop new drugs, medicines and bio-fertilisers that can sustainably increase crop yields […]

‘Renewables to provide 100% power to US city’

A US city is expected to meet 100% of its electricity needs through renewable sources. Columbia currently sources 75% of its energy from wind farms, according to SunEdison. It will install a 2MW solar farm, which the company claims will provide 25% of the city’s energy needs. The Nixon Farm solar project will generate enough electricity to power 250 homes. […]