How data exhaust can help tackle climate change

Or Lenchner is CEO of Bright Data, one of the world’s leading web data companies. He oversees the Bright Initiative, a global programme that uses public web data to drive positive change. Our world is...

Air pollution software focuses on designing ‘healthy’ streets

Software to help towns and cities use street-planting to reduce citizens’ exposure to air pollution has been developed by researchers at the University of Birmingham. Street planting, or ‘green infrastructure’, is an essential part of...

Green tech galvanised by cash injection

Innovators producing the green technology required to help the UK meet its climate targets have been given a £166m shot in the arm. The award of the money, to businesses, academics and heavy industry right...

Being Green doesn’t have to be taxing

Welcome to the 1st ever issue of the Green Business Journal. I thought I would take the opportunity to introduce, or in some cases perhaps reconnect, you to the wonderful world of Research and...

Robots take step forwards in offshore inspections

Using robots to make offshore infrastructure inspection and repair safer is a step closer thanks to the backing of UK Research & Innovation. Founded in 2017 and led by Heriot-Watt and the University of Edinburgh,...

26 climate technology start-ups win place on COP26 funding programme

Greenbackers Investment Capital has revealed the identity of 26 climate technology start-ups who will be taking part in an innovative six-month programme designed to help them secure international funding ahead of the UN Climate...

STUDENTS WIN AWARD FOR FACEMASK MADE FROM POTATO

A Year 12 student team who developed a biodegradable face mask made from potato were crowned the winners of an inaugural sustainability competition by Stephen Richardson, President of the Institution of Chemical Engineers. The University...

Eco-minded energy firms are a hotbed of innovation but valuable tax credits are going...

By Nigel Holmes, head of R&D Technical Operations, and Karen Taylor, group head of Grants, at specialist tax consultancy Catax We are in the midst of a green revolution, but our progress toward Net Zero...

£166 million cash injection for green technology and 60,000 UK jobs

Government announces major cash injection for green technology and development as part of Green Industrial Revolution. £166.5 million cash boost will drive forward developments in critical technology needed for a green industrial revolution including...

Renewables training provider gets visit from Rishi Sunak

MP for Richmond (Yorks), Rishi Sunak, visited renewables training provider, GTEC – a company leading the way when it comes to creating the ‘green’ installers needed to meet carbon reduction targets. Making our homes low carbon offers...