Climate Action


New report argues oceans can be restored by 2050

Scientists have found that the world's oceans are surprisingly resilient, despite the endless waste and pollution humanity has invoked on...

Climate Action’s response to COVID-19 and COP26 postponement

Climate Action's statement in response to COP26 being postponed to 2021.

COP26: UN climate talks postponed until 2021 due to Coronavirus

As the world struggles to fight off the spread of COVID-19 it has been decided that COP26 will be pushed back to 2021.

MSCI Climate Indexes

MSCI offers a range of indexes for investors who seek to incorporate climate risks and opportunities into their investment process....

Energy Impact Partners: A primer on the next three decades of the energy transition - Part 2

Energy Impact Partners research lead, Andy Lubershane, releases a five-part series examining technologies needed to fully decarbonize the...

Barclays reveals plans to become a ‘net zero bank’ by 2050

Barclays reveals new target to become net zero by 2050.

Parliament pension fund to increase investment in renewables

The Parliament pension fund has revealed a step up in renewable investment, but MPs have called on the trustees of the fund to end...

Penso Power expands Europe’s largest battery storage scheme

Penso Power adds 50MW to Europe’s largest battery storage scheme, bringing to total poject size to 150MW.

Siemens unveils UK’s first converted ‘Electric Avenue’

Siemens has unveiled the UK’s first street that has been fully converted for charging electric vehicles.

Mutriku Wave Energy Plant hits new output milestone, generating 2 GWh

The Mutriku Wave Energy Plant has reached a new output milestone, having generated an accumulated figure of 2,000,000 kWh — a feat...

Wales to ban single use plastics by 2021

The Welsh government hopes that the measures will make the country one of the world’s top recycling nations.

UPM signs €750m loan linked to performance on climate targets

Finnish forestry business UPM has linked its sustainability ratings directly to the pricing mechanism of its credit...

McDonald’s goes green by ditching plastic in Happy Meal toys

The fast-food chain expects to remove over 3,000 metric tons of plastic from the business from 2021 by abolishing plastic happy meal...

UK Government announces £90m funding boost for ‘shake up’ in clean transport

The UK Government announces new £90 million fund for a new generation of green transport.

Neste aims for carbon neutral production by 2035

Sustainable jet fuel developer Neste commits to its production being carbon neutral by 2035.

O2 teams up with SSE to help its supply chain switch to renewable energy

O2 and SSE Business Energy have joined forces for a new renewable energy initiative.

GRIDSERVE announces construction of ultra-fast EV charging stations in UK

GRIDSERVE has announced that construction has begun on a network of over a 100 ultra-fast EV charging stations.

Budget 2020: Environmental summary

Rishi Sunak unveils the government’s latest budget that “provides for security today, but it is a plan for tomorrow.”

Ministry of Defence hosts £2m competition to mitigate radar risk of windfarms

The Ministry of Defence has launched a £2m innovation competition to reduce impact of windfarms of UK’s Air Defence...