COP26 postponed: Industry responds

Glasgow’s COP26 climate conference has been delayed until 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic

UK councils warn of ‘wave of waste’ due to Covid-19 lockdown

District’s Council’s Network has called on residents to work with their local council to manage ‘a perfect storm’ of growing levels of waste

E.ON issues €750m green bond

The funds raised will support sustainable infrastructure and energy efficient projects

Swedish firm signs €6.9m fuel cell contract with European shipyard

Marine fuel cells could be the route to halving shipping emissions by 2050

Minesto secures permits for Faroe Islands’ tidal installations

The consents cover two DG100 tidal kite systems which will be installed off the coast of the Faroe Islands

Prodesa to build two wood pellet plants in Belarus

The plants are expected to be completed in early 2021 and deliver up to 20 tonnes per hour of industrial wood pellets

INEOS to ‘build three hand sanitiser factories in ten days’

The company will produce one million bottles of hand sanitiser per month from each of three new European facilities

‘An economic crash could cost more lives than the coronavirus’

Professor of Risk Management tells ELN the economic fallout from lockdown could be more deadly than the virus itself

DfT funds shipping decarbonisation study

New technology claims to remove 95% of the carbon dioxide from engine exhaust gases

Coronavirus ‘could facilitate a modal shift in the transport sector’

That’s the suggestion from Keith Bell, Professor of Electronic and Electrical Engineering at the University of Strathclyde