What does Science and Innovation Day hold at COP26?

Countries are set to focus on bolstering technology and science to help the world fight climate change today – but what announcements are expected to be made?

Sheffield University to host major new sustainable aviation fuels innovation centre

It will act as a ‘clearing house’ with facilities to test, validate and certify new sustainable aviation fuels

Green automotive tech gets £91m boost

Four projects that advance EV and hydrogen-fuelled technology have received the funding to drive down emissions by up to 32m tonnes

UK Government pours £9m into low carbon distilleries in Scotland

The funding will enable Scotch whisky producers from Orkney to Islay to cut carbon emissions by half a million tonnes every year – equivalent to the annual carbon dioxide emissions of Stirling

New £20m fund launched to drive green maritime innovation

The fund will be used to help develop prototype ships and port infrastructure that could then be brought to market, helping the UK on its journey towards a net zero future

‘Net zero cannot be achieved without innovative tech’

A report from LYTT warns that investment in clean assets without new technology could hinder energy firms’ net zero goals

New project launches to ensure more electric machines doesn’t mean more landfill

The project aims to stop the ‘electric revolution’ for technologies such as EVs resulting in more landfill in the future

BT partners with green tech scale-ups to help public sector transition to net zero

Everimpact and iOpt will work with BT to help UK local councils decarbonise their operations

IKEA assembles new agenda for more sustainable wood use

The furniture and retail giant says the plan aims to further enhance biodiversity, tackle climate change and use wood in more innovative ways

Yorkshire Water trials eco-friendly concrete tech

The new ceramic surface treatment, developed by advanced materials manufacturer Haydale, is designed to prevent concrete decay and prolong the life of assets