The UK has a bold target to become a zero-emissions nation by 2050. If it can be achieved, this would make the UK the cleanest country in the world in terms of greenhouse gas emissions. 31 years certainly seems like a long time to achieve this... Read more


Turkish construction machinery manufacturer Hidromek was won the German Design Award 2020 for its 100% electric wheeled excavator, Hicon 7W... Read more


A partnership between Linde and BASF has been given an ICIS award for groundbreaking new catalyst and steam-reforming process which significantly reduces carbon dioxide emissions... Read more


Norwegian oil and gas company Equinor has unveiled its plans to cut CO2 emissions over the next thirty years. The firm says it aims for a 40% cut by 2030, a 70% cut by 2040, and to have reached "near-zero" by 2050. Read more


Reforms relating to offshore wind projects will lead to a "revolution" in renewable energy, according to the Irish Taoiseach Leo Varadkar. The Marine Development Bill will make changes to the application assessment for offshore renewable projects... Read more


Researchers at EPFL have patented a new concept that could cut trucks’ CO2 emissions by almost 90%. Read more


A group of the world’s largest shipping organisations has unveiled plans to form a multi-billion dollar research and development programme aimed at eliminating CO2 emissions from international shipping. Read more


A new report from the International Council of Chemical Associations (ICCA) has concluded that total global CO2 emissions could be reduced by one quarter by implementing just 17 chemistry-based solutions... Read more


Baltic shipping giant Viking Line has announced that is now building its new vessel, Viking Glory, which it claims will be one of the world’s most climate-smart vessels when it is put into service in 2021... Read more


The Baltic countries of Estonia and Latvia are officially considering the development of a joint offshore wind project to meet the EU's climate goals and to increase their energy security, local media has reported... Read more


At this year's Automation Fair in Chicago, Industry Europe had the chance to sit down with Rockwell Automation CEO Blake Moret in a discussion which covered a range of topics including collaborations with other companies, changes in manufacturing... Read more


Volkswagen's luxury car unit Audi has announced that it is set to cut around 9,500 jobs - more than one in ten - in Germany by 2025 as part of a structural overhaul that will help fund the switch over to electric vehicles... Read more

Transport currently accounts for almost a third (30%) of the world’s total energy use and around a quarter of the global energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. With climate change high on the news agenda and more consumers than ever making... Read more

The state of the environment is said to be reaching a tipping point and consumers are now wanting to change their lifestyles to help the planet. One of the main areas consumers are changing is their diets. People are understanding the link... Read more

Dassault Systèmes has announced that the electric air mobility pioneer, Eviation Aircraft, used its 3DEXPERIENCE platform on the cloud to develop the first prototype of its zero-emission, all-electric regional commuter aircraft – Alice – in two... Read more

The German government and the country's automotive association, VDA, have agreed to double the Umweltprämie ('Environmental Bonus') - cash incentives for electric vehicles - as the country attempts to speed up the move away from the combustion... Read more

Volvo Buses has received the largest single order for electric buses in Europe. Volvo Buses will deliver 157 electric articulated buses to Transdev starting in 2020. The buses will operate on a number of routes in Gothenburg. With their... Read more

Lubricants giant FUCHS, based in Stoke-on-Trent, UK, has announced that it will be completely CO2-neutral as early globally by January 1 2020 – from energy consumption in production to consumables in administration... Read more

The European Union has won its court case against France over warning that cities across the country from Paris to Nice have been exceeding pollution limits mostly as a result of diesel car engines... Read more

The European Commission has given the go-ahead to the Polish government over its plans to offer €64-million in aid to support the construction of a highly efficient municipal waste treatment facility in Gdansk, deciding that the aid complies with... Read more

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