- Oxford approves UK's first local air quality targetson January 22, 2021
Oxford City Council has approved local air pollution targets through to 2025 that are stricter than the national legal target.
- Nissan to expand EV battery manufacturing at Sunderland planton January 22, 2021
Nissan has confirmed plans to add additional electric vehicle (EV) battery production capacity to its UK plant in Sunderland, quashing concerns that the plant could downside or close after Brexit.
- Kate Wylie to step down as Mars' global sustainability lead for new role at Chanelon January 22, 2021
Kate Wylie has confirmed plans to step down as Mars' global vice-president for sustainability after more than ten years at the food and beverage giant. She has been named as luxury fashion house Chanel's next global chief sustainability officer.
- Legal bid to stop UK from building Europe's biggest gas-fired power plant failson January 22, 2021
The Court of Appeal has thrown out a legal challenge to the UK Government's decision to grant planning permission for Drax's major new gas-fired power plant.
- New tool to measure Zero Waste Statusby Michael Brunn on January 22, 2021
Reconomy has launched a new tool to help organisations plot a path towards zero waste status whilst aligning it to their impact on climate change.
- Electric vehicles and heat pumps set for exponential growth on road to net-zeroon January 22, 2021
More than 4.5 million electric vehicles (EVs) could be on UK roads, almost 250,000 households could feature solar technology and between 450,000 to more than one million domestic electric heat pumps could be installed by 2030 in order to reach net-zero, new research has found.