Diesel pump price breaks new record

Diesel has hit £1.50 a litre, according to the AA

Plans unveiled for $4.5bn blue hydrogen ‘megaproject’ in Louisiana

Air Products will build, own and operate the energy complex, which is expected to produce more than 750m standard cubic feet per day of blue hydrogen

Boris’ Ten Point Plan has attracted £5.8bn investment in green projects so far

Since its announcement by the Prime Minister last November, the plan has also led to 56,000 new jobs in clean industries

Lightsource bp banks $1.8bn for 25GW of solar power by 2025

It has secured the credit and trade finance facility from 10 global financial institutions to fuel its growth strategy, which is expected to create more than 500 new jobs over the next four years

Australia’s Macquarie buys £1bn majority stake in Southern Water

The capital will enable the water company to significantly upgrade its network, with £2bn to be invested over the next four years

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

‘Ten million renewable jobs are waiting to be unlocked’

New research claims that green job opportunities in the UK alone could mitigate 90% of job losses caused by the pandemic

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%

Australia backs six carbon capture projects with $50m investment

They are expected to create nearly 470 direct jobs and deliver around $412m of investment, most of them in regional areas

‘European jobs could soar by 5.7m with sustainable and digital investments’

A new report has suggested these investments are needed for Europe to bridge the gap with the rest of the world post-pandemic