Williams Advanced Engineering (WAE) has been retained by Whizz-Kidz to refine the DREAM wheelchair concept, which has been designed by children for young wheelchair users, showcasing the way in which technology and design can help overcome the daily challenges faced by young wheelchair users.
The long-anticipated Heat and Buildings Strategy has been published (Tuesday 19 October 2021), which sets out the government’s plan to significantly cut carbon emissions from the UK’s 30 million homes and workplaces in a simple, low-cost and green way.
The UK Government has conceded an amendment to the Environment Bill extending powers to apply charges to all single-use items – not just plastic.
German and European industry faces disruption from tight global supplies of magnesium, the country’s association of metals producers WirtschaftsVereinigung Metalle (WVM) says.
Recycle Now, the citizen campaign delivered by environmental charity Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP), believes trials it conducted with Boots and Radox using on-pack messaging to encourage recycling could drive up plastic recycling in millions of households, and help nudge up the UK’s flagging recycling rate.
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The UK Government has published its long-awaited Net Zero Strategy on Tuesday (19 October) setting out policies and proposals for decarbonising all sectors of the UK economy to meet the 2050 net zero target.
Energy firm will drive feasibility study exploring potential export hub.
Five sites have been shortlisted as the potential future home of the UK’s prototype fusion energy plant – the Spherical Tokamak for Energy Production (STEP). The STEP programme aims to pave the way to commercial fusion and a virtually limitless supply of low-carbon energy.
The Department for Transport (DfT), in partnership with Connected Places Catapult, is offering Transport Research and Innovation Grants (TRIG 2021) to fully fund proof-of-concept research projects in support of innovative ideas or concepts that facilitate a better transport system.
An independent study reveals that shifting in-store Quick Service Restaurant (QSR) dining to reusable tableware would be equivalent to adding one extra million petrol cars on Europe’s roads.
Nominations are invited for the 2022 IOM3 Awards & Prizes with a closing date of 31 January 2022.
Inclusions, false sticker breakouts and dehydrogenation behaviour all gain attention in this issue.
Considering ethics, semantics and digital challenges.
The International Energy Agency (IEA) releases its World Energy Outlook 2021, reporting that a new energy economy is emerging, but not quick enough to reach net zero by 2050.
Following the announcement in August by The Department of Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) of a further £8mln grant funding for the Industrial Energy Efficiency Accelerator (IEEA), and after the two successful phases to date, Phase Three of the competition will now be open for applications until 31 January 2022.
Project aims to convert offshore supply vessel with an ammonia-fuelled combustion engine.
Delivery from mines in Chile to wire manufacturer in USA is group’s first carbon neutral undertaking.