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

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

Troops to march on brighter days after first solar PV plant joins the Army

The project is part of a programme to increase renewable energy across the defence estate

UAE plugs in first nuclear power plant

The first unit of the nuclear plant has started producing the first megawatts

Netflix commits to achieving net zero emissions by 2022

It has pledged to reduce its Scope 1 and 2 emissions by 45% by 2030 under the guidance of the Science-Based Targets Initiative and invest in the regeneration of critical natural ecosystems

Green SIM cards made from recycled fridges put the freeze on pollution

Veolia and Thales have teamed up to create the eco-designed SIM card, which could eliminate the need for around 5,000 tonnes of virgin plastic a year

UK unlocks £562m Green Homes package for 50k households

The funding will support the installation of green measures, including heat pumps, insulation and solar panels

Could veg-based 3D printed batteries offer better charging?

Scientists say a new innovation could have around two or three times better charging performance than conventional lithium-ion versions

‘Three times as much investment in renewables than in fossil fuels over last decade’

That is according to a report by Imperial Business School and the IEA, which suggests a better risk/return profile for clean energy over fossil fuels