London Mayor links climate change to drop in visitors

The city’s economy took a hit, as temperatures peaked 40°C

Climate change protester sets his arm on fire during Laver Cup match

The protester, named Kai, aged 20, ran to the court wearing a white t-shirt that read ‘End UK Private Jets’ during a tennis match between Stefanos Tsitsipas and Diego Schwartzman

The knowledge: Can black cabs become green?

Riding around London in purely electric black cabs is not just a possibility, it’s becoming the norm…

London Stansted Airport given green light for solar farm

The 14.3MW solar facility will be developed on land owned by the airport next to the main site

London-based Econic Tech raises £10.4m to turn carbon dioxide into polymers

It will initially serve the polyurethane industry to make foams for insulation and mattresses, protective coatings, sealants and adhesives

London-based bank invests £12.5m in green bonds to back solar power in Poland

The funding from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) will ensure an additional 96MW of solar achieves financial close and starts implementation in 2022

Sadiq Khan awards £4m for ‘green and healthy’ streets in London

The Green and Healthy Streets Fund supports projects like rain gardens and tree pits that integrate green infrastructure and climate resilience measures into local streets

Four heat network projects in England secure £54m government funding

They will help nearly 28,000 homes and businesses ditch fossil fuels such as boilers fuelled by more costly oil and gas and help reduce energy bills

London-wide school programme to inspire next generation into green careers

The Climate Kick-Start programme, supported by Bloomberg LP and Let’s Go Zero 2030, aims to respond to the growing demand for skills in renewable energy, home energy efficiency, green finance and electric transport

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