Friday, January 19, 2018

In brief: HSBC pledge $100bn to tackle climate change

HSBC has pledged to provide $100 billion in sustainable financing and investment by 2025 in a bid to tackle “climate change and support sustainable...

Greenpeace name and shame tech firms failing on environmental footprint

Samsung and Amazon have been condemned for failing to take charge of their environmental footprint in Greenpeace’s Guide to Greener Electronics. Despite many of the...

Image overhaul for DONG as company waves goodbye to oil and gas

DONG Energy is to change its name to Ørsted as the company continues to divest and move away from oil and gas production. DONG was...

Latest global players pledge to RE100 campaign

The Estée Lauder Companies, Kellogg Company, DBS Bank and Clif Bar & Company are the latest global players to join the RE100 campaign. Spearheaded by...

Apple invests $1.3bn in Iowa clean-powered data centre

Apple is to build a new $1.3 billion renewables powered data centre in Iowa. The centre – on the outskirts of Des Moines – will...

In brief: Public support for fracking reaches new low

UK support for fracking is at its lowest recorded level according to the latest BEIS Energy and Climate Change Public Attitude Tracker. This won’t come...

Companies urge PM to tackle climate change

A consortium of companies and investors has sent a letter to the Prime Minister urging the UK Government to tackle climate change and demonstrate...
EVs and renewables to plateau CO2 emissions by 2030

Study shows biggest lifestyle choices to reduce carbon footprint

A new study has identified the four actions that would have the greatest impact on an individual’s greenhouse gas emissions. The four actions are: eating...

Climate Group’s RE100 initiative reaches 100 multinationals

The Climate Group’s RE100 initiative has reached its 100 members milestone as AkzoNobel N.V., AXA, Burberry and Carlsberg Group joined with a commitment to...

100 companies account for over 70% of emissions

71% of all global GHG emissions since 1988 can be traced to just 100 fossil fuel producers, according to new research from CPD and...

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EVs and renewables to plateau CO2 emissions by 2030

EVs and renewables to plateau CO2 emissions by 2030

Data and energy specialists, McKinsey Energy Insights (MEI), have released the 2018 Reference Case of its Global Energy Perspective (GEP) on long-term global energy...
British Solar Renewables inks PPA with Shell for England’s biggest solar park

British Solar Renewables inks PPA with Shell for England’s biggest solar park

British Solar Renewables (BSR) has agreed a five-year offtake agreement with Shell Energy Europe for the renewable power generated from the Bradenstoke solar power...
Swedish plant becomes Volvo’s first climate-neutral manufacturing site

Swedish plant becomes Volvo’s first climate-neutral manufacturing site

Volvo Cars’ engine factory in Skövde, Sweden, has become its first climate-neutral manufacturing plant, having switched to renewable heating at the beginning of the...