New Rolls-Royce facility in Bristol to develop cleaner and efficient jet engine tech

The composite technology hub will manufacture fan blades and fan cases that are expected to significantly reduce weight in a jet engine, lowering both fuel consumption and emissions

New £5m satellite data centre steps up fight against climate change

The project is seeking 50 ‘outstanding candidates’ from environmental science, maths, physics, engineering and computer science disciplines to undertake a PhD in the innovation centre

Serbian city lent €7m to roll out cleaner buses

The CNG-powered buses will replace part of the old diesel fleet and are expected to reduce carbon emissions by at least 70%

Vestas aims to become carbon neutral by 2030

The turbine manufacturer seeks to ditch carbon offsets and instead deliver CO2 reductions only through direct actions

New rules for low carbon heating in Scottish homes

The regulations will also be phased in for non-domestic buildings given consent to build from 2024

Businesses offered £15m for sustainable and efficient food production

Projects should also have the potential to improve productivity and contribute to the target of net zero emissions from agriculture by 2040

Norway’s Equinor targets ‘near zero’ emissions by 2050

It has also set near term goals to cut emissions in Norway by 40% by 2030 and 70% by 2040

First commercial electric plane test is a flying success

Harbour Air and magniX worked together to create the ePlane, a six-passenger DHC-2 de Havilland Beaver retrofitted with a 560kW ‘magni500’ propulsion system

Energy used to cook UK’s turkeys ‘could power 35,996 EVs for an entire year’

EV infrastructure provider Chargepoint says the power used to get 10 million turkeys on the table could theoretically fuel a Nissan Leaf’s journey to the moon and back 583 times

Pricing carbon ‘crucial to getting emissions down’

That’s according to Michael Azlen, Founder and CEO of Carbon Cap, who told ELN the climate crisis is now at a point where ‘every policy lever needs to be pulled’