Solar steam company GlassPoint raises $8m in latest funding round

The company’s solar steam solution uses concentrated solar arrays housed in glass greenhouses to produce steam at gigawatt scale instead of natural gas

Local councils offered £6m to improve air quality

The latest round of grants will help councils to continue to develop and implement measures to benefit schools, businesses and communities and reduce the impact of air pollution

‘Eyes on our world’: UK’s £15m push to understand planet and climate

Funding could cover a range of environmental services, including climate monitoring, environmental management, meteorology and agriculture

Thames Water secures £750m cash injection

The water supplier has warned, however, it needs an additional £2.5 billion in equity funding in the coming years to support its turnaround and future growth plans

Blue lights turned green with £77m

Emergency services will receive the funding from government to quash the sector’s carbon footprint

Is Britishvolt sale at risk due to power contract dispute?

Recharge Industries’ bid to purchase the Britishvolt site is reportedly at risk due to a dispute with administrator EY over a power supply contract

Heat pumps get £14m boost

The government is providing a new round of funding to make installations cheaper and grow the clean heat workforce

Road decarbonisation competition launches

The seven successful applicants are sharing a £30m fund

COP15: Countries pledge funds to protect biodiversity

However, mobilising funds for developing nations has been a sticking point for some countries

The Carbon Column – Hotting up with The Earthshot Prize

The Earthshot Prize happened over the weekend and in this article, I discuss some of the winning solutions