First Winners of Prince William’s £1 Million Earthshot Environmental Awards Announced

The five inaugural winners of Prince William’s Earthshot Prize, including Costa Rica and the Italian city of Milan, were announced at a ceremony in London’s Alexandra Palace on Oct. 17. Each of the winners received a £1 million ($1.37 million) …

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UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson Plans Fossil Fuel-Free Power Grid by 2035

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Monday has confirmed plans to get rid of fossil fuels from UK electricity generation by 2035. Johnson spoke during the Conservative party conference in Manchester of the government’s plan to help decarbonize the UK …

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World’s Largest Plant Capturing Carbon from Air Opens in Iceland

Carbon-capture startup Climeworks has opened the world’s largest direct air carbon dioxide capture and storage system (CCS) in Hellisheidi, Iceland on Wednesday. The plant, named Orca after the Icelandic word “orka” that means “energy”, consisted of four units made up …

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Ofgem Launches £450 Million Green Innovation Fund

British energy regulator Ofgem on Tuesday has launched a £450 million ($617 million) fund aimed to promote green innovation across gas and electricity networks and help the country meet its net-zero climate targets. The funds will be available to energy …

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