India becomes first Asian country to launch Plastics Pact

A total of 27 businesses and supporting organisations have signed up as founding members of the India Plastics Pact, with support from the UK

Surf Air Mobility takes off with ‘first’ hybrid electric flights in Scotland

The trials saw its Ampaire division’s Electric EEL technology aircraft cross the Pentland Firth from Kirkwall Airport on the Orkney Isles to the regional Wick John O’Groats Airport

Net zero data competition announces winners for share of £1.3m

The competition required entrants to develop data applications to help organisations and individuals deliver net zero energy systems

Academic appointed to develop proposal for new industrial decarbonisation centre in the UK

She will work with academics, industry, policymakers and other stakeholders to develop a proposal for the Industrial Decarbonisation Research and Innovation Centre

Offshore wind: UK businesses offered £1.5m to work with US partners

The aim of the competition is to reduce technical barriers facing offshore wind farms, including cutting costs

Businesses offered £5m for ‘fast start’ projects to boost energy efficiency

Projects must target foundation industries including cement, paper, glass, ceramics, metals and bulk chemicals

Driving the electric revolution: £30m offered for regional centres of excellence

Applicants must register by 27th November 2019

UK scientists granted £60m share to tackle global environmental challenges

The funding will be matched by international collaborators from nations including China, India, Japan and the US

Research centres and UN join forces for Sustainable Development Goals

The global goals address a wide range of issues including climate change and extreme poverty

Businesses urged to register for Horizon 2020 grants as Brexit looms

It is to ensure organisations continue to receive funding if the UK leaves the EU with no deal