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New York awards $6m for energy-saving and clean energy solutions

Entrepreneurs are receiving funding to bring climate technology ideas to market and people in under-represented communities are being supported to start climate technology companies and build their businesses

Podcast: Outgoing Energy Institute CEO says sector is changing for better

Louise Kingham spoke to future Net Zero about how she will leave the organisation for a new role at BP and what she hopes to deliver in her new position

Calls to ban SUVs as carbon-intensive cars clog city streets

The New Weather Institute says SUV advertising should be banned, in much the same way tobacco advertising has been outlawed in the interest of public health

Outgoing Energy Institute CEO says sector is changing for better

Louise Kingham spoke to future Net Zero about how she will leave the organisation for a new role at BP and what she hopes to deliver in her new position

Masdar upscales wind farm in Uzbekistan to 1.5GW

The project will support Uzbekistan in achieving its objectives of adding up to 3GW of wind energy and meeting 25% of its electricity needs from renewable energy sources by the end of the decade

Netflix commits to achieving net zero emissions by 2022

It has pledged to reduce its Scope 1 and 2 emissions by 45% by 2030 under the guidance of the Science-Based Targets Initiative and invest in the regeneration of critical natural ecosystems

‘UK nuclear has saved 2.3 billion tonnes of emissions since 1956’

The Nuclear Industry Association claims that over this time period, nuclear power has saved more emissions than any other energy source in British history

UK unveils major blueprint to spend £1bn to cut emissions from industry, schools and hospitals

The new Industrial Decarbonisation Strategy sets the vision for the world’s first low carbon industrial sector, slashing emissions by two-thirds in just 15 years

US offers $52.5m to help manufacturers and wastewater treatment plants boost efficiency

The funding will be distributed through the Department of Energy’s Industrial Assessment Centres, which are university-based programmes that train students and offer no-cost efficiency improvement recommendations to small and medium manufacturing facilities

London school streets that banned cars sees boost in air quality

Roads surrounding schools are closed to motor traffic during pick-up and drop-off times, enabling children to walk or cycle to school, helping reduce car trips and improving air quality