‘World first’: Oil giants sign cross-border CO2 transportation and storage deal with Yara

Northern Lights and Yara will transport CO2 captured from an ammonia and fertiliser plant in the Netherlands and permanently store it under the seabed off the coast of Norway

CEMEX adds nearly 200 lower carbon trucks to decarbonise fleet

The trucks are powered by compressed natural gas or renewable natural gas, with a carbon footprint that is around 25% lower than diesel trucks they are replacing

Bill Gates-led fund invests in automated solar deployment platform

Terabase has raised $44m in its latest funding round for its digital platform that manages the full project lifecycle of utility-scale solar, helping reduce cost and increase the scalability of plants

US health sector joins Biden’s pledge to slash emissions by 50% by 2030

The new commitments represent more than 650 hospitals and thousands of other providers across the country, with plans including strengthening climate change resilience, protecting public health and lowering costs

UK opens first intelligence centre to process critical minerals

It is expected to improve the resilience of the UK’s supply chain for critical minerals, which are essential for manufacturing products such as EV batteries and wind turbines

Transport for London launches tender to power Tube with renewable energy

It initially aims to purchase around 10% of TfL’s required electricity needs from renewable energy sources and new-build assets

Australia grants $924k to explore low emission steel production at Port Kembla Steelworks

BlueScope Steel’s initial 13-month project will explore two main pathways to lowering emissions at the steelworks – smart carbon usage and direct carbon avoidance

Deutsche Bank and Grab among firms joining WorldGBC’s net zero buildings initiative

The Net Zero Carbon Buildings Commitment calls on businesses to take action to decarbonise the built environment through corporate and policy action

Jaguar Land Rover to halve emissions by 2030 and achieve net zero by 2039

The luxury car manufacturer announced its goals to reduce emissions across its own operations by 46% and across its value chain by 54% by 2030

New partnership to offer green container shipping to help decarbonise maritime sector

Aker Clean Hydrogen and Kuehne+Nagel are joining forces for the initiative, with the first vessels with engines running on fuel alternatives such as hydrogen, ammonia and mehanol expected to hit the waters in 2024