Tech and Innovation

               
Apple to expand its clean energy investment by…
Apple announced its decision to ramp up clean energy initiatives worldwide towards achieving carbon neutrality across its operations by 2030. 
               
Clyde Hydrogen secures £1 million in funding to…
Clyde Hydrogen, a green hydrogen startup, has received over £1 million in pre-seed funding to advance its pioneering technology poised to revolutionize the sector. The…
               
Watershed launches new software solution to aid compliance…
Watershed, a leading provider of climate solutions software, announced the introduction of "Watershed for CSRD," a cutting-edge software solution designed to assist companies in collecting…
               
Technology provider releases first sustainability report
Tango has taken a significant step in its sustainability efforts by releasing its first Sustainability Report for 2023. In this report, Tango has outlined its…
               
EU pushes back against Chinese clean-tech investments, favors…
The European Union intensified its scrutiny of Chinese clean-tech investments, raising concerns about the potential displacement of local suppliers as part of EU initiatives to…
               
NATO debuts as a climate tech investor 
NATO, the military alliance, has ventured into startup acceleration with its Defense Innovation Accelerator for the North Atlantic (DIANA) program, an initiative to foster technological…
               
AI is a key tool in businesses reducing…
During a climate change dialogue at the China Development Forum, Tim Cook, the CEO of Apple Inc., emphasized the importance of artificial intelligence (AI) in…
               
Chip giant NVIDIA launches cloud platform to address…
To accelerate the fight against the $140 billion in economic losses stemming from climate change-induced extreme weather events, NVIDIA has unveiled its Earth-2 climate digital…
               
Highly accurate AI model by Google to predict…
Globally, climate change is exacerbating the frequency and severity of flooding events. However, artificial intelligence (AI) holds promise in mitigating some of these impacts by…
               
US raises alarm over foreign hackers carrying out…
In a letter made public on Tuesday, National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan and Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Michael Regan cautioned state governors about disruptive cyberattacks…
               
Japan initiates testing of ammonia-coal mix to reduce…
Japanese technology aimed at curbing carbon emissions from existing coal-fired power plants by introducing ammonia as a substitute for coal is set to undergo testing…
               
Google joins US DOE with $35 million carbon…
Google unveiled a new pledge to secure a minimum of $35 million worth of carbon removal credits within 12 months. This commitment is aligned with…
               
Apple suppliers to join its green investment fund
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) and Murata Manufacturing Co., suppliers to Apple Inc., are joining the iPhone maker’s green investment fund, bringing the total committed…
               
Innovative solutions: the XPRIZE Water Scarcity Competition
Water scarcity is a pressing issue affecting communities worldwide, with 80% of the global population facing its consequences. To address this challenge, the XPRIZE Foundation,…
               
AI could fuel climate misinformation, not solutions, warn…
A coalition of environmental groups has cautioned against the notion that artificial intelligence will alleviate the climate crisis, warning that instead, it could contribute to…
               
Urja Sathi secures INR 3.5 million seed funding…
Lucknow's Urja Sathi, a sustainable energy-tech startup, secures INR 3.5M seed funding led by Ankitt Jain, Sharlee Jain, Neeraj Kumar Pawar, and Ayu Sharma.
               
Apple pulls the plug on its EV building…
According to reports, Apple has canceled its electric vehicle (EV) project, a decade after rumors first emerged about the iPhone maker's involvement in it. 
               
EcoOnline unveils financial-grade sustainability reporting software
EcoOnline launches Sustainability Reporting SaaS for accurate greenhouse gas measurement and ESG compliance in line with sustainability laws.
               
Climate tech firm trials fast-paying flood insurance in…
Floodbase, a New York-based climate tech firm specializing in satellite flood tracking, announced plans to roll out parametric flood insurance for small farmers in Malawi…
               
BBVA to launch new global finance unit for…
BBVA of Spain will establish a new global finance unit focusing on clean technologies and innovation to grow its sustainable business, announced Chairman Carlos Torres…
               
Singapore to build the world’s largest ocean-based carbon…
Singapore is set to embark on a groundbreaking project to construct the world's largest ocean-based carbon removal plant over the next 18 months. 
               
Boeing-backed startup to build carbon capture plant in…
Boeing-backed startup Equatic is constructing a demonstration plant in Singapore to extract carbon dioxide from the air and generate hydrogen, the company announced on Tuesday. 
               
Google’s new AI technique hunt for clean electricity…
Big tech companies are rushing to reduce the environmental impact of their vast data centres worldwide. They're starting to use an AI method developed by…
               
Brazil’s state run oil firm to invest $1.5…
Petrobras and its partners plan to invest about $1.5 billion to introduce decarbonization technology in one of their oilfields, according to the firm's CEO Jean…
               
Japanese firm transforms construction waste into green jet…
Japanese cardboard manufacturer Rengo is set to invest $133 million to produce raw materials for sustainable aviation fuels (SAF) from construction waste by 2027. 
               
SOHAR Port & Freezone join hands for battery…
SOHAR Port and Freezone announced the signing of a land lease agreement with Starsun Sohar (FZC) to establish a recycling plant dedicated to the sustainable…
               
Aircastle invests in United Airlines Ventures’ Sustainable Flight…
Aircastle Limited announced that it has invested in the United Airlines Ventures’ Sustainable Flight Fund. 
               
Google to help track methane polluters from space 
Tech giant Google will partner with the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) to track methane emissions using the MethaneSAT satellite scheduled to take off into orbit…
               
University of California unlocks new method for sustainable…
With the global energy sector moving towards net zero emissions by 2050, biofuels and other renewable, clean energy sources have taken center stage. Now, researchers…
               
Climate software firm raises $100 million in Series…
Watershed, a climate software company, raised $100 million in a Series C funding round led by investment firm Greenoaks, valuing the company at $1.8 billion. 
               
Berlin-based startup secures €9.2 million funding for carbon…
Berlin-based BlueLayer, a comprehensive software platform for carbon project developers, has raised €9.2 million in seed and pre-seed investment rounds, with Point Nine, an early-stage…
               
European Alps could lose 46% of glaciers by…
A new computer model developed by scientists from the University of Lausanne, in collaboration with the University of Grenoble, ETHZ, and the University of Zurich,…
               
Climate tech venture firm raises $335 million to…
ArcTern Ventures, based in Toronto, announced on Monday that it secured $335 million from TD Bank and other institutions for a climate technology fund. 
               
YouTube’s revenue soars in millions from climate misinformation…
A recent report revealed that Google-owned YouTube earns millions of dollars a year from advertisements on channels that spread false information about climate change. 
               
Breakthrough development for India’s nuclear energy industry: ANEEL
A breakthrough innovation in India’s nuclear energy industry, called ANEEL (Advanced Nuclear Energy for Enriched Life), is gaining attention. 
               
CES 2024 in Vegas highlights climate-centric tech 
The world’s biggest consumer tech show Consumer Electronic Show (CES), happening in Las Vegas displayed cutting-edge technology and futuristic products that were climate-centric. 
               
Tesla tops car sales in Norway, EV takes…
For the third consecutive year, Tesla secured the leading position in Norway's car sales in 2023, maintaining its dominance over competitors, even amid an ongoing…
               
Hong Kong explores digitally native green bonds using…
Hong Kong is venturing into the realm of distributed ledger technology (DLT) by contemplating the launch of green bonds managed through this system. This step…
               
India invests in AI models to forecast severe…
India is experimenting with artificial intelligence (AI) to develop climate models aimed at enhancing weather forecasting, given the rising occurrences of torrential rains, floods, and…
               
Electric bikes see a boom in the US…
Following numerous attempts, electric bikes are now gaining widespread acceptance in the United States, driven by surging sales of a growing variety of available models.
Demark launches biggest offshore wind tender

Denmark on Monday initiated its biggest offshore wind tender to date, signaling a pivotal move towards bolstering its renewable energy capacity. The tender launched by […]

Mongolia signs nature finance deal to preserve grasslands

Mongolia’s government and a coalition of partners have inked a nature finance agreement to protect 35.6 million acres (144,000 square km) of the country’s lands […]

Study recommends China shift economic engagement with Africa towards energy access and transition

A new study conducted by Boston University’s Global Development Policy Centre and the African Economic Research Consortium suggests that China should redirect its economic engagement […]

JSW Energy secures letter of award for 700 MW solar project from NTPC

JSW Energy has announced that its subsidiary, JSW Neo Energy, has been awarded a letter of award from NTPC for the development of a 700 […]

Study reveals detrimental impact of Oklahoma’s EDEA policy on municipalities

A recent study conducted by the Oklahoma Rural Association sheds light on the adverse effects of Oklahoma’s Energy Discrimination Elimination Act (EDEA) on the state’s […]

Fed to implement Clean Electricity Investment Tax Credit

The federal government is set to advance the Clean Electricity Investment Tax Credit (Clean Electricity ITC), initially proposed last year. This initiative entails a 15% […]