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  • Sturgeon launches net-zero Scottish National Investment Bank Business
    Sturgeon launches net-zero Scottish National Investment Bank

    The Scottish National Investment Bank has officially opened for business with the completion of its first major investment. It is claimed to be the UK's first mission-led net-zero development bank and it is being capitalised by the Scottish Government with £2 billion over ten years.

  • 40 North England pea farmers collaborate with Birds Eye to cut carbon Food
    40 North England pea farmers collaborate with Birds Eye to cut carbon

    A collaborative, farm-based environmental project launched in East Yorkshire could significantly cut CO2 levels by using cover crops between pea harvests, and at its core are more than 40 farmers from across East Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire who grow peas for Nomad Foods-owned Birds Eye.

  • Commons' Environmental Audit Committee react to PM's 10-point carbon plan Politics
    Commons' Environmental Audit Committee react to PM's 10-point carbon plan

    Reacting to the Prime Minister's 10-point plan on the UK reaching net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, Environmental Audit Committee Chairman Philip Dunne MP said: "The Prime Minister's 10-point plan to build back greener, and supporting 250,000 green jobs, is an important commitment a year out from hosting COP26. But it is disappointing that of the £12billion funding in the plan, only £4billion is new.

  • Arjowiggins' new see-through paper takes on plastic packaging Business
    Arjowiggins' new see-through paper takes on plastic packaging

    Paper manufacturer Arjowiggins has launched Sylvicta – a translucent, functional barrier paper that has been proven to preserve the quality of food and cosmetics just as well as conventional plastics.

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Transport

Go-Ahead expands air-filtering bus fleet following trial success

• Go-Ahead will increase its unique fleet of air-cleaning vehicles, deploying five buses in Southampton by end of 2019.

• Results from initial pilot show that one bus has the capacity to draw 65g of particulates from the air over 100 days – just over the weight of a tennis ball.

Go-Ahead launches pollution-busting bus to clean up urban air

The Go-Ahead Group, one of the country's largest bus and rail operators, has unveiled the UK's first air filtering bus that makes the air around it cleaner as it travels – allowing the surrounding community to breathe easier.

Green Motion wins Green World Environment Award

Green Motion International has won a Green World Environment Award in the international campaign to find the world's greenest countries, companies and communities.

Turbine technology aims to boost affordability, driving distance, and environmental appeal of Battery Electric Vehicles

Mitsubishi Turbocharger and Engine Europe B.V. (MTEE), a Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Group company, introduces the RANGE+, a power generator capable of rapidly charging the battery of a battery electric vehicle (BEV) while driving. It allows for fast recharging, increased driving distance and independence from recharging infrastructure.