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Great Barrier Reef endures third mass bleaching in five years

One of the seven wonders of the natural world is suffering from back-to-back bleaching, with the third mass bleaching in five...

Energy Impact Partners: A primer on the next three decades of the energy transition - Part 3

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

Climate Week NYC to go ahead in 2020 as organisers announce new virtual platform

Climate Week NYC will still go ahead in September 2020 with launch of new virtual platform.

COVID -19: The global economic outlook and the implications for sustainable finance

Global co-operation is required for dealing with both a pandemic like COVID-19 and climate change. Environmentalists argue that COVID-19...

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.

UK government reveals decline in greenhouse gas emissions as renewables surge

Data from the UK Government has revealed that in 2019, greenhouse gas emissions declined 3.6% from 2018.

British American Tobacco sets out new sustainability strategy

British American Tobacco publishes its new sustainability report and sets out plans to become carbon neutral by 2030.

La Financière de l’Echiquier: Did you say energy saving?

The climate emergency is no longer a matter of debate.The countdown is under way. The topic is no longer whether to act, but how. In this...

Energy Impact Partners: A primer on the next three decades of the energy transition - Part 1

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

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...

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.

Coronavirus: Scientists reveal reduction in global air pollution and nitrogen dioxide levels

Since the Coronavirus outbreak, scientists have reported a decrease in air pollution and nitrogen dioxide levels around the...

Good Energy and Ørsted sign clean power deal

Good Energy signs deal with Ørsted to secure offshore wind power for over 30,000 homes in the UK.

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.