UK’s jet zero takes off with winner announcement of green flight competition

Winners include wireless charging solution for airplanes and swappable airplane battery packs

Government launches review to ensure rail air quality is on track

It follows research on six types of train, which found air quality levels on some trains, while operating under diesel power, is ‘poorer than desired’

Government backs ‘world’s first’ green submarine

The green-hydrogen powered vessels are designed to be ‘net positive’ and will collect microplastics from oceans while transporting cargo between Glasgow and Belfast

EV chargers to be ‘preset not to work on peak hours to help the grid’

EV chargers at homes and offices will reportedly be preset to switch off for nine hours each weekday

Government criticised over ‘lack of plan’ for car emission target

Going from 11% to 100% zero emission cars in 14 years is a ‘mountain’ that government has to climb, MPs suggest

Slots waiver extended to tackle carbon-intensive ‘ghost flights’

The measure allows airlines to keep their rights to slots even if they don’t operate flights at least 80% of the time

Sweet move! Sugar in your fuel tank

New petrol mix made of biofuel could cut emissions by 750,000 tonnes

Government announces new £175m package for cycling and walking schemes

The funding will support councils’ plans to boost active travel with cycle lanes, pedestrian improvements and closures of streets during school times

UK’s EV public charging network boosted with more than 1,200 devices between July and September

DfT’s new report suggests the number of charging devices increased by 7% from the previous quarter

Rental e-scooters will be allowed in UK streets from Saturday

Riders who participate in new council pilots must be aged at least 16, will need to have a driving licence and will be urged to wear a helmet