Prince William’s £1m environmental prize

The inaugural awards ceremony took place last night for Prince William’s Earthshot Prize – giving £1m to companies or people that are building solutions to fight climate change

British households ‘slashed 33m tonnes of CO2 during lockdown’

Gas and electricity consumption had the lion’s share of household emissions, according to new research

Queen frustrated by world leaders not coming to COP26

Her Majesty has been recorded saying she gets irritated by world leaders who “talk but don’t do”

“Adapt or die”

In its latest adaptation report, the Environment Agency has warned about the importance of adaptation in policies tackling the impacts of climate change

What are the five greenest cities in the world?

In this week’s top 5 series, ELN looks at the cities that have set an example of environmental action

Russia circles 2060 as date for net zero

Vladimir Putin said that Russia will strive for carbon-neutrality of its economy

British startup unveils driverless ‘zero-emission’ transport system

‘World’s first’ operational system will open in 2025 at the National Railway Museum in Shildon, England

Artificial lightning tech moo-ves UK farms to cleaner days

Dr Nick Humphries, Chief Agronomist at N2 Applied spoke to ELN about the technology that promises to reduce methane emissions by 99% from animal waste

Cables can get crustaceans crabby!

Underwater cables for offshore wind produce electromagnetism that can alter the behaviour of crabs

Drax’s Selby plant ‘is the UK’s biggest CO2 emitter’

New research finds that the power station is the third-largest CO2 emitter when compared with Europe’s coal fleet