London tops world’s “green finance quality cities” list

A new report suggests Western Europe continues to lead the world in terms of green finance

Could rust be the key to hydrogen production?

Researchers say a common type of rust combined with sunlight can boost low-emission hydrogen production 25-fold

Repsol to build 860MW of new wind capacity in northern Spain

A total of 26 wind farms will supply electricity to around 1.8m people and allow the oil giant to progress towards its 2050 net zero goal

O2 bids to become ‘first net zero mobile network’ by 2025

The UK mobile network also aims to reduce supply chain emissions by 30% by 2025

Reading to launch £34m fund to reach 2030 net zero target

The city has already cut emissions ‘saving more than £10m in energy costs during the last decade’

New US water recycling project ‘will provide 32% of a city’s total water supply’

The project will be the first operating advanced water purification facility in San Diego County

Cotton growing in field
Fashion firms ‘must focus on sustainable cotton’

In the latest Cotton Ranking report, which rates the sustainability of the sector, around a third of the 77 cotton-using companies surveyed scored a zero

More than a third of New Year’s Resolutions for 2020 were green

The most popular environmental resolution was reducing plastic waste, making up 46% of all green resolutions made in the UK

Could ‘living concrete’ help construction industry clean up its act on emissions?

Researchers from the Living Materials Laboratory at the University of Colorado Boulder have found a way to combine sand and bacteria to build a green living material that demonstrates similar strength to cement-based mortar

Vast majority of US builders are installing efficiency measures in new homes

A new report shows this is the case regardless of it they consider the home they are building to be green