Sunday, May 31, 2020

Global energy businesses rally to advise governments in delivering a greener COVID-19 recovery

A COALITION of global businesses across energy, finance and civil society sectors have called on governments to support “a massive wave of investments in...

UK and EU have ‘clear rift’ over climate change cooperation in trade negotiations

THE UK is resisting EU moves to incorporate guarantees on respecting international climate change commitments in a future post-Brexit trade deal, Financial Times has...

£2 billion funding boost to start ‘new era’ for greener transport

PLANS to boost greener, active transport, which is to include walking, cycling as well as electric vehicles, have been launched by Transport Secretary Grant ...

North West receives funding boost to figure their way to become UK’s first net...

THE NORTH West Energy and Hydrogen Cluster has been awarded Government funding to map out the region’s journey to becoming the UK’s first net...

Scientists find ‘highest ever’ level of microplastics on seafloor

AN INTERNATIONAL research project has revealed the highest levels of microplastic ever recorded on the seafloor, with up to 1.9 million pieces in a...

MRI to help development of next generation of rechargeable batteries

MAGNETIC resonance imaging (MRI) can provide an effective way of supporting the development of the next generation of high-performance rechargeable batteries, according to research...

Researchers create methane in space conditions on Earth for the first time

AN INTERNATIONAL team of astronomers has shown in a laboratory at Leiden University in the Netherlands that methane can form on icy dust particles...

Have a listen: Sarah Divall talks about creating sustainable change in her ICON webinar

LAST week Sarah Divall from the environmental charity Hubbub sat down with us in a webinar about changing our attitudes towards a more sustainable...

Parts of UK could run out of water, chairman warns

OVER the last five years, efforts to manage water supply and demand effectively have stalled. Within its recent report on Water Supply and Demand Management,...

Social housing sector ‘coping well’ with COVID-19 but concerns are voiced in new survey

THE REGULATOR of Social Housing has today published the results of its new monthly survey of housing associations and local authorities about how they are...