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Norway wealth fund gets green light for fossil fuel divestment

The world’s largest sovereign fund has been given permission to ditch investments in fossil fuels.

BP warns world is on ‘unsustainable path’

A new report by BP has found that the global emissions are on the rise.

Urban consumption accounts for 10% of global emissions

Research, released by C40 Cities, finds that consumption-based emissions from almost 100 of the world’s biggest cities represent 10% of...

Theresa May declares UK to be net zero by 2050

Today marks a momentous decision from Theresa May to end the UK’s contribution to climate change by 2050.

Scottish Power to invest in 50MW battery for UK’s largest onshore wind farm

Scottish Power has announced plans to build vast battery to improve the UK’s wind and solar energy.

Michael Bloomberg launches $500m campaign to end US coal production

Michael Bloomberg has pledged $500 million under a new campaign ‘Beyond Carbon’ towards ending US coal production.

Canada launches Climate Action Incentive Fund

The Canadian Government has launched a Climate Action Incentive Fund.

Waitrose introduces ‘refill’ scheme to fight plastic pollution

Waitrose has announced the start of their new plastic free trial.

Renewable energy is the “cheapest source of electricity”, says IRENA

The International Renewable Energy Agency released a report on May 29th reaffirming renewable power as the “cheapest source of...

UK goes entire fortnight without using coal power

National Grid ESO has confirmed that for the first time ever the UK has gone coal-free for an entire fortnight.

UK Government announces new wave of marine protected areas

The UK Government has announced plans to increase the numbers of marine protected zones.

World Green Building Council publishes ‘Advancing Net Zero’ report

The World Green Building Council has published a new net-zero report.

Estée Lauder announces sustainable palm oil project

US cosmetics giant the Estée Lauder Companies has announced a project to support Indonesian farmers and the sustainable production of...

Government needs to put sustainability at heart of UK’s economic model, says IEMA

In a new report, IEMA has outlined key demands for the UK Government to provide a new environment act.

Climate change now a priority in European election results

Live results underline a surge in support for the Greens, receiving 69 seats in the 2019 European elections.

BP approves climate resolution

BP has agreed to disclose more information on how they align with the Paris Agreement.

Climate strikes around the world expected to break turnout record

Around the world, students are expected to come out in force to promote the climate emergency.

India now investing more in solar energy than coal

A new report has found that India is now investing more in solar energy than coal.

World falling short on sustainable energy goals, finds report

A major new report has warned that the world is falling short on clean energy goals.

Plastic straws, cotton buds and stirrers to be banned in England

The UK government has just announced the ban of all plastic straws, cotton buds and drink stirrers.