Anglo-Russian metals firm produces aluminium with ‘world’s lowest’ carbon footprint

The firm has used an inert anode technology that is claimed to drive down emissions from the smelting process

New Zealand becomes ‘world’s first’ country to legislate for climate reporting

The country’s financial sector will be required to report what impact its investments are having on the climate

Scheme helps people grow cucumber-like fruits to replace plastic washing sponges

The initiative aims to encourage people to do their bit to reduce plastic waste

Cranfield University builds hydrogen plant in pursuit of technology that reduces emissions

The project will test a novel technology that could support large volumes of hydrogen production at a lower cost

ENGIE to build low carbon homes and school at former coal-fired power station site

The disused Rugeley Power Station site will become home to nearly 2,300 new low carbon homes

EDF joins the Hydrogen Taskforce

The coalition will also include representatives from EDF’s proposed nuclear power plant in Suffolk, Sizewell C

Office for Nuclear Regulation greenlights restart of EDF’s reactors

The two reactors at Hunterston B on Scotland’s west coast were taken offline in 2018 after cracks were found in the cores of both of them

UK tops European wind energy investment ranking in 2020 with €13bn

Europe injected an estimated €43 billion into new wind farms in 2020, a new report estimates

Octopus Energy and Ebico join forces to make sustainable heating cheaper

The partnership will launch two new energy deals for credit meter and prepayment meter customers

Tackling the UK’s ‘polluter elite’ is key to net zero

The wealthiest citizens must make the most dramatic changes to their behaviours to keep the 1.5°C target in sight, according to a new report