Iceland and UNEP lend support to East Africa to harness geothermal power

It is estimated East Africa could generate 20GW of electricity from geothermal energy

New EU cars and vans’ emissions rise in 2018

A new survey says 60% of the new fleet consisted of petrol cars while diesel cars represented 36%

Iceland effectively bans heavy fuel oil in shipping sector to curb emissions

The new regulation will restrict exhaust emissions containing high levels of sulphur from being burned by ships in the nation’s territorial waters

Climate action: EU, Iceland and Norway agree to strengthen co-operation

Iceland and Norway intend to develop a national climate plan describing their existing and planned policies and measures

Iceland recycles a million plastic bottles in deposit return scheme

Two thirds of customers used the reverse vending machines at least once a fortnight over the last year

Scientists commemorate first Icelandic glacier lost to climate change

A bronze plaque, which carries ‘a letter to the future’ says all of Iceland’s glaciers are expected to follow the same path in the next 200 years

Icelandic waste to get shipped abroad for Dutch energy

Geminor has signed a deal to handle what it claims is the first ever export of treated waste from Iceland

UK signs post-Brexit trade agreement with Iceland and Norway

It includes imported goods such as some fuel and oil products in a no-deal scenario

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Iceland trials plastic-free fruit and veg packaging

The supermarket aims to test whether its consumers are willing to buy loose produce in a bid to reduce waste and protect the planet

Iceland’s first electric ferry makes a splash

The 70-metre vessel will be equipped with a 3,000kWh battery pack provided by technology giant ABB