Offshore wind: New safety training centre to be developed at Immingham

The ‘fully immersive’ training programme is designed to bring about transformational behavioural change in attitudes to safety

Wind groups team up for industry safety and training needs

A memorandum of understanding has been signed to leverage shared resources, including datasets, analytical and forecasting capabilities

NASA and UN team up for environmental data collection and use

They aim to promote and implement the Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) programme

German power grid operators steel themselves for cyber attacks

Energy company innogy’s first training centre allows firms to learn how to identify threats as well as initiate suitable protective and defensive measures

Winds of change: New global initiative to empower women

Women currently make up only 22% of the global workforce

Could virtual reality revolutionise training in nuclear?

Researchers are developing the VR training to help workers at decommissioning sites prepare for hazard awareness in ‘highly realistic’ situations

US awards $53m to advance solar energy technologies

The projects aim to lower the cost of solar power and support a growing workforce

Iraqi officials trained to assess oil-contaminated sites from ISIL conflicts

UN Environment conducted a five-day training workshop and provided portable oil contamination analysers, sampling tools and personnel protective equipment

New York awards $15m for clean energy training

The schemes will support apprenticeships, internships and educational programmes at State University of New York campuses

UK environmental lawyers to train Chinese judges

ClientEarth has organised a week-long set of seminars for more than 300 judges