World Bank doubles climate investment to $200bn

It will support projects in the world’s poorest nations

US insurers ‘betraying public’ with continued coal investment

None of the nation’s nine leading insurers assessed in a new report have taken significant action

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Europe ‘powers towards decarbonisation by 2045’

A new study from Eurelectric suggests total decarbonisation costs are likely to be lower than expected

Yorkshire Water invests £30m in wastewater treatment plant

It will help the company produce more sludge – a by-product of wastewater treatment and the anaerobic digestion process produces biogas

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UK should explore hydrogen heating for homes and industry

The Committee on Climate Change says the government should develop a low carbon heat strategy within the next three years

Government launches £5bn energy investment portfolio

The Department for International Trade will promote the opportunities to investors in 108 countries

IEA: World needs flexible power systems as renewables rise

Their share is forecast to increase from 25% today to more than 40% by 2040

Investment firm buys 100MW of Portuguese hydropower

Aquila Capital has agreed to acquire 21 operational small-scale hydropower plants from EDP

UK’s Brexit uncertainty leads to fall in clean investment

That’s according to EY’s latest Renewable Energy Country Attractiveness Index

UK pledges £32m to test small modular nuclear reactors

They are smaller than conventional reactors and are designed so a majority of the plant can be built in a factory and transported to site for construction