Academic appointed to drive new industrial decarbonisation centre in the UK

Professor Mercedes Maroto-Valer from Heriot-Watt University will work with academics, industry and policymakers to develop a proposal for the Industrial Decarbonisation Research and Innovation Centre (IDRIC)

Massachusetts governor sets out 2050 net zero commitment

Governor Charlie Baker made the announcement while delivering the 2020 State of the Commonwealth Address yesterday

UK-Canada businesses offered £2m to cut farm pollution and boost productivity

Projects must include the use of data-driven precision approaches and contribute towards the 2040 net zero agriculture emissions target

Why it’s so important for businesses to switch to renewables

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Oil and gas industry’s ‘social licence to operate under serious threat’

That’s the warning from Chairman of the Oil and Gas Authority, Tim Eggar,  who has said the sector must do more to drive down emissions

Extinction Rebellion stage ‘crime scene’ outside Siemens offices

Extinction Rebellion activists have also blockaded Shell’s regional headquarters in Aberdeen to protest the energy giant’s continued investment in fossil fuels

Proposed coal mine in Cumbria is ‘incompatible with climate ambitions’

That’s the claim outlined in a new report published by think tank Green Alliance, which suggests ongoing reliance on the fossil fuel will hold back the development of low carbon steelmaking in the UK

Cardiff Council granted £21m to improve air quality

The council plans to implement various measures including a bus retrofitting programme to reduce emissions and an active travel plan to make it easier for people to walk and cycle in the city centre

US airline JetBlue Airways to go ‘carbon neutral’ on domestic flights

The company says it will offset jet fuel emissions from its flights within the US and promises to use sustainable fuel to power planes flying to different countries in the future

All-electric buses launched in Glasgow to reduce emissions

The buses will run on the M3 route, connecting communities in Milton and Springburn with Stobhill Hospital and the city centre