COP26: Is fusion energy the future of the low carbon world?

Scientists and engineers will speak later today at the conference to world leaders, persuading them of the power fusion energy can provide in the net zero transition – but what is it?

What can space teach us about climate change?

We spoke with Astronaut and artist Nicole Stott on the answers space can give us on climate change and the solutions it could offer

Space data to flag up climate hotspots

The UK Space Agency has backed new projects that use satellite data to understand the areas most at risk of climate change

COP26: Jeff Bezos says seeing space changed his views on Earth

He claims his voyage into the final frontier has led to him understanding the fragility of Earth and led to his pledge of $2bn to land restoration in Africa

Is space-based solar the answer to net zero?

A new report has been published claiming that solar power generated off our planet could now be affordable and feasible – could it become a crucial element in the UK’s net zero journey?

‘Climate change is making the Earth darker’

A new study has found that clouds are reflecting less sunlight as the oceans warm, pushing more energy into the planet’s climate system

A view of Earth from the moon
Rolls-Royce eyes nuclear-powered mining on the Moon!

The British engineering giant is reportedly planning to develop a micro-nuclear reactor that could be built on the Moon or even Mars

Space-based solar tech to beam energy back to Earth

New $100m technology has been developed that aims to harness the power of the Sun directly to produce global and affordable renewable energy

Energy transition may come from space!

IRENA and the European Space Agency will work together to develop a roadmap on the use of space data for the greening of the energy sector

Out of this world! Satellites launch to fight climate change

The UK Space Agency has provided £15m to UK-based companies to develop satellites that tackle climate change and protect wildlife