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Research investigates the economic impact of COVID-19 and highlights opportunities for a low-carbon economy

sheffield.ac.uk

A new study offers perspectives on how the environmental benefits of the COVID-19 pandemic can be leveraged to steer towards a better, more resilient low-carbon economy...

Rishi Sunak plans carbon emissions tax to help rebuild economy

thetimes.co.uk

Rishi Sunak is examining proposals for a UK-wide carbon tax that could raise billions of pounds while encouraging the drive towards net-zero emissions.

The chancellor is seeking to...

First new coal mine in England for 30 years granted planning approval

energylivenews.com

The firm behind the project will extract and process around 2.7 million tonnes of metallurgical coal every year to supply it to the steel industry...

MEPs call for greener manufacturing of pharmaceutical products

energylivenews.com

Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) are calling for further development of “greener” pharmaceuticals, which are as effective for patients but less harmful...

Industrial Heat Recovery Support programme: how to apply

gov.uk

The Industrial Heat Recovery Support (IHRS) programme is designed to encourage and support investment in heat recovery technologies. This means helping businesses of any size to...

‘UK’s first’ fully electric emergency ambulance looks to provide a cure to vehicle emissions

energylivenews.com

West Midlands Ambulance Service’s e-ambulance is powered by a 96kW battery pack and can be recharged in four hours...

Boris Johnson: Wind farms could power every home by 2030

bbc.co.uk

Offshore wind farms will generate enough electricity to power every home in the UK within a decade, Boris Johnson has pledged. Speaking to the Conservative party conference...

All aboard! UK’s first hydrogen-powered train starts trial journeys today

energylivenews.com

The first-ever hydrogen-powered train will run on the UK mainline today. Today’s trials of the train, named HydroFLEX, follow almost two years of development work and more than £1 million of investment by both...

Environmental taxes, reliefs and schemes for businesses

gov.uk

Environmental taxes encourage your business to operate in a more environmentally friendly way. There are taxes and schemes for different types and size of business. You may get reliefs or be exempt...