Wales and Ireland climate collaboration granted €1.3m EU funding

The two-year project will look at the regional implications of climate change, focusing on coastal communities

Government ‘must not rely on carbon pricing alone to reach net zero’

The Committee on Climate Change says must used as part of a wider suite of policy instruments.

Birmingham Uni granted €4m for rare earth metals recycling facility

The materials can be found in electric vehicles, wind turbine generators, household appliances and hard disk drives

Brexit: Businesses ‘excited’ about renewables, clean growth and EV opportunities

ScottishPower, INEOS and General Electric were among the companies that met with Business Secretary Andrea Leadsom for her first roundtable on the UK leaving the EU

Low carbon travel in Scotland offered £13.25m in funding

Projects could include those that encourage walking and cycling and promote the uptake of electric vehicles

EU backs 21 wind farms in Spain with €385m financing

They will be located in six autonomous communities and generate enough electricity to power around 360,000 homes

EU opens hydrogen and nuclear labs to external researchers

Two facilities for developing hydrogen fuel technologies are located in the Netherlands while the nuclear facilities are in Germany

EU approves Croatia’s state aid for €233.6m Krk LNG terminal

It has been designed to transport up to 2.6bn cubic meters of natural gas a year to the national transmission network from 2021

European Investment Bank mulls end to fossil fuel lending

It is part of the Bank’s plans to contribute towards meeting the goals of the Paris climate agreement

Six offshore wind farms in France granted EU approval

Construction of the wind farms will start this year and are expected to be operational by 2022