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Self-driving shuttles, very light rail, and the future of local transport

Self-driving shuttles, very light rail, and the future of local transport

Projects in Sunderland and Shrewsbury are signs of a growing focus on developing new clean and cost-effective travel…

UK banks can now assess ESG within their supply chains

UK banks can now assess ESG within their supply chains

Environmental, social and governance efforts of British and EU partners will now be searchable through a new data…

Participant call for Polar microplastic and climate impact research trips

Participant call for Polar microplastic and climate impact research trips

The Clean Planet Peninsula project is set to embark on a new three-year journey, and is inviting 25…

UK’s biggest Women In Cooling event set for Birmingham

UK’s biggest Women In Cooling event set for Birmingham

InstallerSHOW is behind the industry gathering, which will run for three days this summer.  Taking place at Birmingham…

Report highlights how to advance and retain women in clean energy

Report highlights how to advance and retain women in clean energy

New findings cover 150 professions in a historically male-dominated sector, and could provide a roadmap to improved equity. …

Mersey Energy Centre to get ‘game-changing’ water sourced heat pump

Mersey Energy Centre to get ‘game-changing’ water sourced heat pump

A deal with Star Refrigeration Ltd will see the £2.5m technology delivered to Peel Water’s Liverpool Waters facility,…

Watch: UK’s most-climate friendly school dinners announced

Watch: UK’s most-climate friendly school dinners announced

Two caterers deliver the most environmentally-aligned meals for primary and secondary school children in the UK.  Announced by…

British Geological Survey launches ‘living laboratory’

British Geological Survey launches ‘living laboratory’

The scientific research organisation has installed a new low-carbon heating system and will monitor benefits in real-time, producing…

No growth on a dead planet: Budget 2024 is another climate blow

No growth on a dead planet: Budget 2024 is another climate blow

With national spending plans unveiled, experts are asking one glaring question: why is nobody talking about net zero…

Recycled eco-tent ‘survives’ five-year Antarctica test

Recycled eco-tent ‘survives’ five-year Antarctica test

The shelter is still standing and usable, half a decade after it was built.  Named The Polar Lodge,…

Electrochemical conversion of high-pressure carbon dioxide

Electrochemical conversion of high-pressure carbon dioxide

The electrochemical reduction of carbon dioxide (CO2R) is a strategic approach aimed at completing the carbon cycle for…

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Award-winning technology allows a paralysed person to walk, new journal focuses on sustainability

This episode of the Physics World Weekly podcast features an interview with Henri Lorach, who is part of…

Revolutionizing renewable energy: the promise of water splitting

Revolutionizing renewable energy: the promise of water splitting

Join us for an exciting webinar, chaired by Katherine Villa Gomez (ICIQ). This event explores innovative solutions in…

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Calling all physicists: why you’re vital for the green economy

“Over the next quarter of a century the world will determine its fate more profoundly than at any…

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How to avoid collapsing a fruit display, astrophysicists home in on icebergs

Over the past few years I have spent more time in my native Canada, where I do enjoy…

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Mystery of how dolomite forms could be solved at long last

Dolomite is one of the most abundant carbonate minerals on Earth, but for 200 years geologists have puzzled…

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Director of People & Culture

About Greenpeace CanadaGreenpeace is an independent campaigning organization, which uses peaceful, creative confrontation to expose global environmental problems…

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Greenpeace Canada claims victory for Shell abandoning offset claims in face of Competition Bureau investigation

TORONTO – Two years after filing a complaint with the Competition Bureau alleging Shell’s “Drive carbon neutral” advertising…

The Mathur Case: Youth are pushing for climate action in the courts

The Mathur Case: Youth are pushing for climate action in the courts

Seven young people at the helm of Mathur et al. v. Ontario, a historic youth-led climate case that…

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Industrial Research Chairs working on fossil fuels received 300 times more money than similar alternative energy projects according to Greenpeace Canada report

Montreal – Oil and gas companies are pumping millions into academic research, influencing the priorities and scope of…

<div>2024: Canadian Nature Protection Turning Point | Updates & Ways to Act</div>

2024: Canadian Nature Protection Turning Point | Updates & Ways to Act

New legislation to protect nature could become a reality in 2024 For over 20 months, Greenpeace Canada and…

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Greenpeace’s reaction to the new electric vehicle availability standard (federal)

“Governments must be bolder and speed up the transition towards electric vehicles, ending any new light-duty gasoline vehicle…

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Deeply Insufficient Yet Historic COP Outcome: Greenpeace Canada Reaction 

MONTREAL – In reaction to the final outcome of the 28th Conference of the Parties to the UN…

Not just another dot on the graph? Part II

Not just another dot on the graph? Part II

Annual updates to the model-observation comparisons for 2023 are now complete. The comparisons encompass surface air temperatures, mid-troposphere…

Not just another dot on the graph?

Not just another dot on the graph?

As the climate monitoring groups add an additional dot to their graphs this week, there is some disquiet…

Annual GMSAT predictions and ENSO

Annual GMSAT predictions and ENSO

For the last few years (since at least 2016), I’ve shared predictions for the next annual global mean…

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Unforced variations: Jan 2024

New year, new open thread on climate topics. Note that summaries and updates to include 2023 data will…

2023 appears to follow an upward trend in the North Atlantic/Caribbean named tropical cyclone count

2023 appears to follow an upward trend in the North Atlantic/Caribbean named tropical cyclone count

This year’s (2023) tropical cyclone season in the North Atlantic and Caribbean witnessed a relatively high number of…

How fossil fuels went from sidelines to headlines in climate talks

How fossil fuels went from sidelines to headlines in climate talks

When Romain Ioualalen started a new campaigning job at Oil Change International, he was tasked with putting fossil…

How fossil fuels went from sidelines to headlines in climate talks

Azerbaijan appoints fossil fuel execs and scandal-hit officials to all-male Cop29 committee

Azerbaijan has appointed fossil fuel executives and controversial government officials to the committee tasked with organizing the Cop29…

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Poland’s green tide arrives in Brussels

The new Polish government has announced its ambition to become a green player in Europe, backing a 90%…

Veteran US and Chinese climate envoys step down

Veteran US and Chinese climate envoys step down

The veteran climate envoys from the world’s two biggest polluters have stepped down in the same week, creating…

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High stakes for climate finance in 2024

Can anyone remember a time when we didn’t start the year thinking that this time climate finance was…

Witness bribing minister’s family own Congolese carbon credit company

Witness bribing minister’s family own Congolese carbon credit company

Family members of a powerful government minister in the Democratic Republic of Congo accused of war crimes have…

Germany and US warn Brazil against using Amazon Fund to pave rainforest road

Germany and US warn Brazil against using Amazon Fund to pave rainforest road

Western donors to the Amazon Fund have warned against the Brazilian government’s plans to use it to pave…

“A la carte menu”: Saudi minister claims Cop28 fossil fuel agreement is only optional

“A la carte menu”: Saudi minister claims Cop28 fossil fuel agreement is only optional

Saudi Arabia’s energy minister has claimed that the headline Cop28 agreement to transition away from fossil fuels is…

First ever Paris Agreement offsets face integrity questions

First ever Paris Agreement offsets face integrity questions

The first-ever exchange of carbon credits between countries under a new Paris Agreement mechanism is facing criticism over…

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South African ministry uses opaque modelling to argue for weakening climate ambition

The South African energy ministry has suggested that the country should scale back its climate ambitions, looking to…

How fossil fuels went from sidelines to headlines in climate talks

Azerbaijan appoint state oil company veteran as Cop29 president

The government of Azerbaijan has appointed its environment minister Mukhtar Babayev to be the president of the Cop29…

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China announces plans to manage electric vehicles power demand

China’s state planner has issued new rules on strengthening the integration of new energy vehicles with the electric…

Brazil cracks down on illegal gold miners

Brazil cracks down on illegal gold miners

Deep in the Amazon rainforest, Brazil is fighting destructive wildcat gold mining as it spreads from Indigenous lands…

Ten climate questions for 2024

Ten climate questions for 2024

While 2023’s climate questions depended largely on governments and big bankers, 2024 is one of those years where…

Six takeaways from 2023’s climate change news

Six takeaways from 2023’s climate change news

As another year of record emissions draws to an end, it’s worth looking back on what’s been achieved.…

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Indonesia promises to fine palm oil companies operating in forests

Indonesia said on Friday that it would slap palm oil companies operating within forest areas with fines amounting…

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The Climate Home News 2023 Quiz

Welcome to the 2023 quiz! It’s been a busy year for climate news. Multiple global temperature records have…

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We must make it easier to attend Cops virtually

Along with 20,000 others, me and my colleagues at University College London attended Cop28 virtually this year. While…

Sudan’s Cop28 delegates “really hurt” by silence on their civil war

Sudan’s Cop28 delegates “really hurt” by silence on their civil war

At the recent Cop28 climate talks in Dubai, hordes of Sudanese workers in blue jackets and lanyards helped…

Brazil lawmakers approve using green fund to pave road through Amazon rainforest

Brazil lawmakers approve using green fund to pave road through Amazon rainforest

The lower house of Brazil’s Congress has approved a bill to relax environmental licensing to pave a highway…

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Meadow brown butterflies ‘adapt’ to global heating by developing fewer spots

Study finds female chrysalises that develop at higher temperatures have fewer eyespots, making them harder to see in…

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US climate scientist’s defamation case over online attacks finally comes to trial

Michael Mann alleges, in lawsuit first brought in 2012, that attacks on his work by climate denialists amount…

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Climate crisis to increase cancer risk for tens of millions of people in Bangladesh

Scientists say sea level rises, flooding and extreme weather will accelerate release of arsenic into water supplyClimate breakdown…

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EU bans ‘misleading’ environmental claims that rely on offsetting

Products and services billed as climate neutral, biodegradable or eco must provide proof, with carbon schemes banned as…

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Greenland losing 30m tonnes of ice an hour, study reveals

Total is 20% higher than thought and may have implications for collapse of globally important north Atlantic ocean…

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Why is it so cold in the UK right now – and how long will Arctic chill last?

With temperatures as low as -15C forecast, many want to know when milder weather will arriveAs the coldest…

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More than 160 elephants die in Zimbabwe, with many more at risk

Drought in Hwange national park was the cause of most of the deaths, and wildlife experts fear the…

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Global heating pushes mountain goats into more nocturnal lifestyle

University of Sassari research suggests change in habits might expose animals to more predatorsGlobal heating is pushing mountain…

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Crises have split European voters into five ‘tribes’, survey suggests

Attitudes to climate, migration, global economic turmoil, Ukraine and Covid will dominate this year’s elections, research indicatesEurope’s voters…

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Deteriorating flood defences blamed on Environment Agency budget shortfalls

MPs find agency has reduced number of properties it aims to protect in England despite more new homes…

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The Ukraine war is no excuse for endless fossil fuel expansion | Svitlana Romanko, Bill McKibben, and Luisa Neubauer

We need to get serious about transitioning off fossil fuelsAt the close of the hottest year in history,…

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As a psychologist I have witnessed a surge in climate grief. This is what I tell my clients | Carly Dober

Bearing witness to the climate crisis can feel surreal. These strategies can help manage the feeling of despair“It…

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Australia’s renewable energy goals can’t come at the cost of biodiversity – we need a strategic approach | Hugh Possingham

The Port of Hastings windfarm block highlights a growing conundrum – how to expand renewable infrastructure without damaging…

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The Guardian view on Rishi Sunak: he’s not serious about meeting green targets | Editorial

The prime minister believes that the climate emergency can be left to the individual conscience. He’s wrongThis year…

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The climate costs of war and militaries can no longer be ignored | Doug Weir

More than 5% of global emissions are linked to conflict or militaries but countries continue to hide the…

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Bangladesh’s worst dengue epidemic on record puts hospitals under strain

Mosquito-borne disease once largely limited to Dhaka spreads countrywide as climate change fuels fivefold increase in cases in…

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This pristine lake has endured for 2m years. Why are its fish in crisis?

In one of the world’s oldest lakes, Hovsgol grayling, a species found only in these azure waters in…

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‘Cheaper to save the world than destroy it’: why capitalism is going green

Akshat Rathi argues that around the world economies are switching to clean technology as prices dropThe root of…

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‘Her waters break and the flood comes’: author behind new Jodie Comer film on motherhood in an apocalyptic London

The End We Start From, Megan Hunter’s 2017 novel about a mother and her baby in a flooded…

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Doubt and flooding rains: how an unusual El Niño has affected Australian farmers

Unpredictable weather patterns have made farmers cautious, with drought still on horizon despite record summer rainfallsSign up for…

COP28 offered important outcomes, but not enough to meet Paris goals

COP28 offered important outcomes, but not enough to meet Paris goals

COP28 offered important outcomes, but not enough to meet Paris goals Funds collected for Loss and Damage are…

‘Ecology on steroids’: How Australia’s First Nations managed Australia’s ecosystems

‘Ecology on steroids’: How Australia’s First Nations managed Australia’s ecosystems

‘Ecology on steroids’: How Australia’s First Nations managed Australia’s ecosystems A&nbsp;return to First Nations management is long overdue,…

Reinventing climate action: Crucial to co-create with communities from India’s tropics

Reinventing climate action: Crucial to co-create with communities from India’s tropics

Reinventing climate action: Crucial to co-create with communities from India’s tropics Smallholder agricultural landscapes of Global South offer…

In 2023, at least 3 cases challenging climate inaction were filed every week: Reports

In 2023, at least 3 cases challenging climate inaction were filed every week: Reports

In 2023, at least 3 cases challenging climate inaction were filed every week: Reports Climate litigations worldwide have…

<div>Widespread extreme rainfall during northeast monsoons has doubled since 1980s — & climate change is likely responsible</div>

Widespread extreme rainfall during northeast monsoons has doubled since 1980s — & climate change is likely responsible

Widespread extreme rainfall during northeast monsoons has doubled since 1980s — & climate change is likely responsible Spike…

Disaster a day: More from DTE-CSE Report on extreme weather in India in 2023

Disaster a day: More from DTE-CSE Report on extreme weather in India in 2023

Disaster a day: More from DTE-CSE Report on extreme weather in India in 2023 An analysis of which&nbsp;extreme…

2023 in a blink: What were emission footprints of transport, manufacturing sectors this year

2023 in a blink: What were emission footprints of transport, manufacturing sectors this year

2023 in a blink: What were emission footprints of transport, manufacturing sectors this year Cement, steel and aluminium…

Your aircon could make 2024 the hottest on record

Your aircon could make 2024 the hottest on record

Your aircon could make 2024 the hottest on record As the world reels from the hottest year on…

Study finds land availability limited to achieve biodiversity targets and apply climate mitigation strategy

Study finds land availability limited to achieve biodiversity targets and apply climate mitigation strategy

Study finds land availability limited to achieve biodiversity targets and apply climate mitigation strategy Commitment of 120 million…

A23a, world’s largest iceberg, is now drifting beyond Antarctic waters

A23a, world’s largest iceberg, is now drifting beyond Antarctic waters

A23a, world’s largest iceberg, is now drifting beyond Antarctic waters While scientists believe the iceberg&rsquo;s breakaway to be…

Disaster a day: Extreme weather in India in 2023

Disaster a day: Extreme weather in India in 2023

Disaster a day: Extreme weather in India in 2023 DTE-CSE Report on extreme weather in India paints a…

2023 in a blink: Climate, weather records that broke this year

2023 in a blink: Climate, weather records that broke this year

2023 in a blink: Climate, weather records that broke this year Down To Earth recaps climate stories that…

El Nino-fuelled Northeast monsoon caused the deluge in south Tamil Nadu: Experts

El Nino-fuelled Northeast monsoon caused the deluge in south Tamil Nadu: Experts

El Nino-fuelled Northeast monsoon caused the deluge in south Tamil Nadu: Experts Extreme rainfall in south Tamil Nadu…

Century’s largest flood strikes Far North Queensland in the wake of Storm Jasper

Century’s largest flood strikes Far North Queensland in the wake of Storm Jasper

Century’s largest flood strikes Far North Queensland in the wake of Storm Jasper The tropical cyclone witnessed by…

Energy scramble for Africa: Fossil fuel extraction is rising but there’s little progress in renewables

Energy scramble for Africa: Fossil fuel extraction is rising but there’s little progress in renewables

Energy scramble for Africa: Fossil fuel extraction is rising but there’s little progress in renewables The continent&rsquo;s share…

<div>As Chennai & north Tamil Nadu return to normalcy, Tirunelveli in state’s south flooded due to heavy rain</div>

As Chennai & north Tamil Nadu return to normalcy, Tirunelveli in state’s south flooded due to heavy rain

As Chennai & north Tamil Nadu return to normalcy, Tirunelveli in state’s south flooded due to heavy rain…

Changing narratives

Changing narratives

Changing narratives It is time we discussed the science behind the phase out of fossil fuels; by when…

A23a, world’s largest iceberg, is now drifting beyond Antarctic waters

What do the COP28 negotiations mean for developing countries?

What do the COP28 negotiations mean for developing countries? Developed countries need to take accountability so developing countries…

DTE Coverage: How COP28 negotiated on climate finance, carbon markets and methane

DTE Coverage: How COP28 negotiated on climate finance, carbon markets and methane

DTE Coverage: How COP28 negotiated on climate finance, carbon markets and methane There was ultimately no deal on…

Arctic Report Card 2023: Wildfires to melting sea ice, warmest summer on record had cascading impacts across Arctic

Arctic Report Card 2023: Wildfires to melting sea ice, warmest summer on record had cascading impacts across Arctic

Arctic Report Card 2023: Wildfires to melting sea ice, warmest summer on record had cascading impacts across Arctic…

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Recycling Mystery: Political Yard Signs

Fall and spring are election seasons in the United States when citizens select their representatives… The post Recycling…

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Best of Earth911 Podcast: Eco Materials Technology’s Grant Quasha on Cutting Cement’s Carbon Footprint

What is the most used material in the world? Concrete, the basis for building most… The post Best…

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How To Recycle DVDs and DVD Cases

DVDs and DVD cases are recyclable, but if you have a working DVD, it is… The post How…

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Best of Earth911 Podcast: Andrea Ferris on Making Polyester Biodegradable with CICLO

The average American home produces 533 million microfibers annually, according to a 2019 study by… The post Best…

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2023: The Circular Economy In Review

2023 was a tough year for sustainability, even though renewable energy investments reached new highs…. The post 2023:…

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Earth911 Inspiration: Friend of All Living Things

This week’s inspiration is from Indian nationalist and spiritual leader Mahatma Gandhi: “The good man… The post Earth911…

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5 Ways To Reuse an Old Laptop

If you’re upgrading to a newer, faster laptop with more storage, have you thought about… The post 5…

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Make This Luxurious Lotion With Just 3 Ingredients

One of the best parts of sustainable living is learning to create things for yourself… The post Make…

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Cloud Paper’s Swish Cloths Are a Greener Shopping Difference Maker

Swedish dishcloths, reusable paper towels that can be rinsed or washed repeatedly, are a solid… The post Cloud…

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We Earthlings: Avoid PPD In Hair Dyes

If you’re one of the 64 million Americans who dye their hair, check the ingredients… The post We…

How can California solve its water woes? By flooding its best farmland.

How can California solve its water woes? By flooding its best farmland.

This story was produced by Grist and co-published with Fresnoland. The land of the Central Valley works hard. Here in the…

In 2023, organized labor became core to the climate movement

In 2023, organized labor became core to the climate movement

2023 was marked by symbiosis between the labor and climate movements. Workers across industries and geographies loudly declared…

Self-driving shuttles, very light rail, and the future of local transport

Self-driving shuttles, very light rail, and the future of local transport

Projects in Sunderland and Shrewsbury are signs of a growing focus on developing new clean and cost-effective travel modes. ‘SAMS…

UK banks can now assess ESG within their supply chains

UK banks can now assess ESG within their supply chains

Environmental, social and governance efforts of British and EU partners will now be searchable through a new data repository. Launched…

Participant call for Polar microplastic and climate impact research trips

Participant call for Polar microplastic and climate impact research trips

The Clean Planet Peninsula project is set to embark on a new three-year journey, and is inviting 25 individuals to…

UK’s biggest Women In Cooling event set for Birmingham

UK’s biggest Women In Cooling event set for Birmingham

InstallerSHOW is behind the industry gathering, which will run for three days this summer.  Taking place at Birmingham NEC, the…

Report highlights how to advance and retain women in clean energy

Report highlights how to advance and retain women in clean energy

New findings cover 150 professions in a historically male-dominated sector, and could provide a roadmap to improved equity.  Research conducted…

Mersey Energy Centre to get ‘game-changing’ water sourced heat pump

Mersey Energy Centre to get ‘game-changing’ water sourced heat pump

A deal with Star Refrigeration Ltd will see the £2.5m technology delivered to Peel Water’s Liverpool Waters facility, at Princes…