‘World’s first’ hydrogen-electric passenger jet takes off in the UK

The flight took place in Cranfield and is part of a government-backed programme which aims to prove hydrogen is an efficient energy source for commercial aviation

E-scooters to get number plates after safety concerns in Coventry trials

The measure will help identify ‘antisocial’ riders and encourage safer, more responsible use

Iberdola secures €59m loan to install 2,500 EV charging points in Spain and Portugal

The new EV charging infrastructure will be located on high-capacity roads in the two countries

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

UK council to suspend green traffic scheme due to confusion and long traffic queues

The programme, which aimed to limit vehicles in the streets and improve air quality, has allegedly caused ‘traffic chaos’ and ‘excessive amounts of pollution’

Veolia and Solvay team up to give second life to EV batteries

The collaboration will optimise the extraction, purification and transformation of critical metals into raw materials for new batteries

‘Tax frequent flyers and ban SUVs’ says climate assembly

The 108 assembly members said: ‘It is imperative that there is strong and clear leadership from the government that should forge a cross-party consensus that allows for certainty, long-term planning and a phased transition’

Government announces £12m to turbocharge UK’s EV transformation

The funds will be shared by projects which make use of the most innovative EV technologies, including one that promises a six-minute battery charge

Leeds rolls out free electric bike scheme for commuters

Citizens of the city will be able to borrow an electric bike free of charge for up to two weeks

Cutting commute by one day per week could ‘save the same CO2 as a flight from London to Istanbul’

Those with a ten-mile daily commute would save around 75 kilogrammes of carbon dioxide a year by working from home just one day per week, according to a report