US plugs in $60m to help decarbonise transport sector

Transportation accounts for around 30% of total US energy needs and generates the largest share of the country’s greenhouse gas emissions

Sustainable aviation fuel tech gets £15m funding

This funding is part of the Prime Minister’s Ten Point Plan and could see up to a 70% reduction in emissions compared with fossil fuels

One million trees to be planted across UK with £80m government boost

The government is looking to accelerate a nature recovery across the country that will support 2,500 jobs and contribute to its target of trebling tree planting

Zero-emission road freight gets £20m boost

The funding has been provided to increase the uptake of zero-emission HGVs following the government’s recent transport decarbonisation plan

Nottingham City Council seeks £140m to tackle fuel poverty

It will spend the money on installing energy efficiency retrofits, improving housing stock and adopting more affordable renewable power

EDP funds solar projects in five African countries

The funding is provided through the A2E fund and will support projects in Angola, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda and Malawi

First round of £50m scheme for peatland restoration launched

Peatlands play a vital role in trapping carbon and provide wider benefits such as improved ecosystems and biodiversity, better water quality and natural flood management

US provides $27m funding to make waves using ocean energy

The projects aim to advance wave energy technologies towards commercial viability

Leicester gets £250k funding to help residents try ebikes

The County Council is allowing residents the chance to get £300 off the cost of an ebike, with a scheme that loans ebikes to commuters also being expanded

Canada’s Algoma Steel granted $420m to become ‘greenest’ steel producer

The company’s proposed transition to electric arc furnace has the potential to reduce its carbon emissions by around 70%