Carbon Brief: ‘UK is halfway to meeting 2050 net zero target – but not for long’

Carbon Brief warns despite this success, emissions are likely to rebound this year or next as the economy recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic

UK firm unveils plans for ‘world’s first’ low carbon commercial plane

The Hybrid Electric Regional Aircraft (HERA) aircraft, which is expected to go into service in 2028, seats 70 passengers and generates far fewer emissions than a standard plane

‘Independence day’ shouldn’t overshadow NHS recovery

The significance to many of the largest relaxation of lockdown rules since March has seen 4th July branded as our ‘Independence Day’. Survey of 250 businesses showed 79% believe the commercial sector should lead post-pandemic

future Net Zero Online: Webinars on 3rd June

Hear from energy experts at AMP Clean Energy, Schneider Electric, Ignite Energy and icSynergy

EU must launch ‘biggest green investment plan the world has ever seen’ to drive economic recovery

NGOs and concerned citizens have urged the EU to fund energy-efficient retrofits, renewable energy deployment, restoration of natural habitats, more public transport and greener farming practices

North of England ‘essential’ to next-gen nuclear and net zero opportunities

That’s the suggestion from a delegation of more than 50 senior business, academic and local government stakeholders led by the NP11, a group of the North’s 11 Local Enterprise Partnerships and the North West Nuclear Arc consortium

Southeast Asian energy demand ‘to grow at twice the global average until 2040’

The International Energy Agency says forecast demand growth of 60% could cause a number of challenges for the rapidly-advancing region

Global carbon dioxide emissions ‘could realistically be halved by 2040’

That’s the verdict from Jean-Pascal Tricoire, Chairman and CEO of Schneider Electric. speaking at the company’s Innovation Summit in Barcelona today

Fusion ‘means gas will no longer be needed by the 2030s’

That’s the forecast made by Nicholas Hawker, Co-Founder and CEO of First Light Fusion, who spoke to ELN last week

Could car parks be the electric mobility centres of the future?

German energy firm innogy and car park operator APCOA think so – they have signed a declaration of intent to jointly develop relevant solutions