Labour party promises to electrify UK’s bus fleet by 2030

Leader Jeremy Corbyn has said the move, which will be paid for out of the party’s Green Transformation Fund, will bring “bus services into the future” and boost UK manufacturing

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Climate lawyers file complaint over BP’s ‘misleading’ ad campaign

ClientEarth is backing it up with a call for a ban on all fossil fuel advertising unless it comes with a tobacco-style health warning about the dangers to the planet and people

Shipping giant Maersk to trial battery solution

The shipping giant says it expects the upgrade to improve vessel performance and reliability while reducing carbon emissions

Global electric ship market projected to triple in value by 2030

ResearchAndMarkets highlights a compound annual growth rate of 13.2% between 2025 to 2030 will be driven largely by the “broad adoption” of fully electric passenger vessels and inland cargo ships

SSEN granted £9.5m for low carbon network resilience

The Resilience as a Service (RaaS) project seeks to avoid carbon intensive standby generation while supporting network reliability and resilience

Ralph Lauren among four new firms signed up to RE100 initiative

The RE100 stresses governments must now remove the remaining barriers to renewable adoption

EBRD extends €17m loan to Georgia for 175 electric buses

The cities of Gori, Kutaisi, Poti, Rustavi, Telavi and Zugdidi will receive the clean vehicles

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UK ‘must introduce investment mechanism to help networks reach net zero’

That’s the suggestion from network operator SSEN, which has published a new report outlining a number of policy recommendations to ensure the UK’s network infrastructure is prepared to go carbon-neutral

‘UK can reach net zero with technologies already widely available’

The Centre for Alternative Technology has published a new report in which it claims the country will not need carbon capture and storage to decarbonise

University of Manchester makes biotech breakthrough

Researchers say the discovery means they can now convert waste biomass into high-value chemicals more easily and cheaply