British Airways has signed up to purchase jet fuel produced from waste material in a ten-year deal worth $500 million in today’s prices.
Existing technologies that improve the fuel efficiency of trucks could save owners over $26,000 per vehicle and reduce CO2 emissions by 624 million tonnes, according to new research.
Developed nations’ investment in clean energy generation and biofuels in emerging economies last year fell well short of the $100 billion promised at previous United Nations’ climate summits in Copenhagen, Cancún and Durban.
UK energy supplier British Gas is welcoming research that indicates that London, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Epsom and Brighton will lead a ‘boom’ in take up of electric cars.
UK energy regulator Ofgem is investment £45.5 million in five diverse projects from an intelligent socket to control electric vehicle charging to ways of making it easier and cheaper to hook up renewables to the grid.
Global warming gases like CO2 are increasing and the “emissions gap” between climate change and policies is widening, warns the United Nations Environmental Programme.
GE is to purchase 2000 new Ford C-MAX Energi plug-in hybrids as part of a collaboration between the two companies and Georgia Institute of Technology.
Toyota is reported to have surpassed the 2 million sales mark for its hybrid vehicles in Japan this year, while Nissan has sold 42,700 units of its all-electric LEAF.
The London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games this summer look “broadly” on track to deliver on its sustainability targets, according to an in-depth review out this week.