Metals made from deep-sea rocks ‘could help slash environmental impact of EV batteries’

A study has found producing battery metals from underwater ‘nodules’ can reduce related carbon dioxide emissions by as much as 75% compared to mining operations on land

New platform launched to measure and visualise global emissions

The Climate Action Engine will help oil and gas companies reduce emissions by providing data to inform decision-making and evaluate whether climate actions are having an impact

Apple ‘dodges difficult questions about sustainability and repairability of its products’

The Environmental Audit Committee says the tech giant has continued to ‘swerve questions’ and avoided an honest discussion about electronic waste

Green transport tech start-ups to benefit from new government funding

Select companies that support transport decarbonisation will be given a share of £1 million

Robots that inspect, maintain and repair nuclear plants bag government funding

These robotics will also be used to help address problems resulting from the pandemic, such as machines that need to be controlled remotely and those to carry out contact-free deliveries

Tesla signs up to Fair Cobalt Alliance to improve human footprint of battery metal mining

The recently-launched Fair Cobalt Alliance aims to support informal cobalt miners in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Sustainability software – is your system working for you or against you?

Top tips to ensure you have the right system in place to help reduce the reporting burden

Tokamak Energy wins $580k from US Government to tackle fusion challenges

The business, which is working to accelerate the development of commercial fusion power, has received the new financing from the Department of Energy

Brits ‘spend more on tech services than on utility bills’

The average consumer will spend almost £1m across a period of 63 years on gas, electricity, water, their phone and other bills, according to a report

US Government invests $72m in carbon capture technologies

Projects will develop technologies to capture CO2 generated as a by-product of manufacturing at industrial sites as well as develop new materials for use in direct air capture