Net zero emissions: Scientists to turn research into real-world solutions and technologies

Projects include monitoring woodlands using drones, exploring molten salt fast reactors and capturing carbon and injecting it into underground rocks

World’s most important biodiversity hotspots to benefit from £100m UK funding

The environmentally-critical landscapes, across 18 countries, will receive the funding to tackle biodiversity and combat climate change

Unions: ‘Nuclear funding is critical to net zero success’

Three energy unions are calling for government to accelerate its new nuclear funding plan to help with the country’s net zero aims

British Embassy Bratislava seeks projects for climate awareness

Funding worth up to €5,000 will be provided for topics that include youth engagement with climate change in relation to COP26

Academies and maintained schools offered £3.5m for heat decarbonisation plans

It is being provided under the second phase of the £15m Public Sector Low Carbon Skills Fund and is now open for applications

Scotland announces £500k for climate schemes ahead of COP26

The programme of climate change activity aims to engage communities in the journey to net zero and encourage them to take action

UK researchers offered up to £2m to explore zero carbon hydrogen

Proposals that will develop solutions to address the challenges in integrating hydrogen into whole energy systems will also be supported

UK researchers invited to partner with US on nuclear energy

A share of £2.5m of funding is available for topics including molten salts, light-water reactor fuels and advanced small modular reactors

UK opens £9m fund for local authorities to tackle air pollution

The government’s Air Quality Grant helps councils across England develop and implement measures that benefit schools, businesses and communities and improve air quality

Norwegian Government pledges £6.9m for Ocean Grid offshore wind project

The project will develop new technology and solutions to enable a ‘profitable development’ of offshore wind, particularly looking at the way offshore wind will be connected to the grid