UK to provide £100m to communities hit by repeated flooding

Funding will be targeted at communities where 10 or more properties have flooded twice or more in the last 10 years

Scottish local authorities granted £3.4m to boost recycling rates

Aberdeen City, Perth and Kinross will implement projects that have the potential to reduce carbon emissions by more than 8,000 tonnes a year

Local councils invited to bid for £7m pot to improve air quality

The Air Quality Grant will help councils develop and implement measures that benefit schools, communities and businesses and reduce the impact of air pollution on people’s health

US awards $40m to make homes more energy efficient

The funding from the Weatherisation Assistance Programme has been granted to 21 organisations and five state agencies to repair, electrify and weatherise homes and help save families money on their energy bills

Scotland announces £200m to boost food security and tackle climate change

It will invest in projects including greenhouse gas reductions in agriculture and livestock

Government invests £31m to slash industry emissions

This funding will be split into low carbon technologies including hydrogen and carbon capture

UK announces £6.4m to protect biodiversity in overseas territories

Green turtles and the West Indian whistling duck are some of the species that will be protected

Public sector buildings benefit from £553m to boost energy efficiency

The energy saving upgrades are expected to help public bodies, local authorities and taxpayers save around £650m per year on energy bills over the next 15 years

Plans announced for UK’s first net zero cement plant

It will be based in North Wales, with hope of becoming operational by 2027

Countries pledge record $5.25bn for Global Environment Facility

The funding will scale up efforts to tackle biodiversity loss, climate change and pollution