Chinese COVID tests caused 5.4m tonnes of GHG emissions

This is the carbon footprint of more than 9bn tests taken in two years

Chinese EV maker overtakes Tesla for global sales

BYD has sold more than 640k EVs this year so far

‘Climate change could mean the next pandemic’

A new study claims that global warming could lead to more viruses being spread, as animals are forced to migrate

Governmental clean energy spending rose by 50% in Covid recovery

However, developing economies represent just one-tenth of this spending, a new report claims

UK looks at burning hundreds of tonnes of PPE per month to generate electricity

Nearly 15,000 pallets of unused masks and gloves could be burnt to generate energy

Ofgem to consult on altering energy price cap

It will open consultations to ensure the cap better represents risks and costs to suppliers

Did lockdown drive us to EV?

By Dee Humphries, Managing Director of EV Solutions, EQUANS UK & Ireland

Southeast Asian green recovery to get £110m boost from UK government

The UK has announced new finance at COP26 for ASEAN countries to invest in clean infrastructure, following the region’s commitment to build £5bn worth of projects

Plastic-free PPE to fight pandemic and climate change

Research suggests new PPE entirely made from paper emits 85% less carbon

Nearly 60% of UK businesses ‘struggle to justify green investments’

Almost half of businesses find it hard to make the case for green investment, even if it results in long-term savings, according to a new survey