MIT designs hybrid-electric jet that ‘could fly with 95% less NOx emissions’

The aircraft uses technology which claims to ‘clean’ exhaust gases during flight

Utility Team is proud to announce net zero commitment for 2025

Delvin Lane, CEO of Utility Team, told us about the energy consultancy’s bold new plans to slash emissions

US awards $47m to commercialise ‘transformational’ energy technologies

It is supporting ‘high risk and potentially disruptive’ new electric vehicle battery, data centre efficiency, grid modernisation, emissions mitigation and storage technologies

Government unleashes £213m of new funding to tackle climate change and COVID-19

The money will be used to equip the scientists, universities and research institutes across the UK with state-of-the-art technology

Port of New Orleans granted $1.2m for cleaner trucks

The funding will be used to replace certain diesel-powered trucks at port facilities in Orleans, Jefferson and Saint Bernard Parishes with cleaner alternatives

Supreme Court overturns ban on Heathrow’s third runway

The controversial project was previously blocked by the Court of Appeal, who concluded it conflicted with climate goals

Government launches long-awaited Energy White Paper

The white paper expands on Boris Johnson’s recently announced Ten Point Plan and sets out the steps needed to cut emissions from industry, transport and buildings by 230 million metric tonnes

‘Only 18% of transport firms have plans to keep global warming to 2°C or below by 2050’

A new Transition Pathway Initiative study highlights the aviation sector is performing ‘particularly badly’ in terms of setting goals

IMechE comments on Climate Change Committee’s Sixth Carbon Budget advice to government

The organisation states it hopes the nation will embrace the CCC’s advice as an opportunity for growing engineering skills and economic renewal across the whole of the UK

New York’s $226bn pension fund to divest from fossil fuels by 2025

It has set a long term goal to transition its portfolio to net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2040