The CEO of the world’s biggest plane manufacturer warned that low-carbon flights could be delayed. Airbus had previously promised to build the world’s first zero-emission airplane by 2035, but its chief executive Guillaume Faury said this new aircraft would have difficulty getting off the ground if hydrogen fuel was not developed quickly enough. “Availability or […]
Mozambique’s burgeoning methane gas export industry shows the consequences of industrialized nations’ failure to fund developing countries’ expansion of renewable energy, Bloomberg reports. Only one-third of Mozambique residents have access to electricity (70% of which is produced by hydroelectric facilities). Now, European nations like Germany and Italy are buying all the gas they can, while […]
On a military site in England, a Rolls-Royce AE-2100A gas turbine jet engine — used in regional aircraft all over the world — is undergoing flight tests using hydrogen fuel for the first time, reported BBC News. The tests are being conducted in partnership with airline easyJet. In the short term, the purpose of the […]
UK Prime Minister Rishi Sunak looks poised to reverse a default ban on onshore wind farms as the country responds to the climate and energy crises. When running for leader of the Conservative Party during the summer, Sunak had said he would not relax what amounts to a ban on onshore wind farms in Britain, […]
Canada is strengthening its pollution pricing rules, which include regulatory charges on fossil fuels as well as a fuel charge for industries. The updated regulations will ensure major polluters pay more for their emissions over time, and families who are part of the Climate Action Incentive (CAI) will receive more funds. The carbon pollution pricing […]
The global energy crisis set off by Russia’s war in Ukraine and European reliance on methane gas from Putin’s authoritarian regime has spawned a resurgence in backyard coal mining in Poland, Bloomberg reports. More than three-quarters of the EU’s coal-heated homes are in Poland, where 37% of families heat their homes with coal, despite its […]
Starting next August, drivers of the most polluting vehicles will have to pay $15 per day to enter an Ultra-Low Emissions Zone expanded to include all of metropolitan London, the British capital’s mayor announced Friday.
Back-to-back hurricanes left an unnerving scene on the Florida coast in November 2022: Several houses, and even swimming pools, were left dangling over the ocean as waves eroded the property beneath them. Dozens of homes and condo buildings in the Daytona Beach area were deemed unsafe.