Tuesday, August 14, 2018
UK carbon emissions fall to 1890 levels

UK carbon emissions fall to 1890 levels

Analysis by the Carbon Brief shows the UK’s CO2 emissions from fossil fuels fell by 2.6% in 2017, driven by a 19% decline in...
LEGO introduce sustainable bricks

LEGO introduce sustainable bio-plastic bricks

LEGO, the Danish toy giant, has begun production of a range of sustainable pieces made from plant-based plastic sourced from sugarcane. The new ‘botanical’ elements...
US businesses ‘moving aggressively’ to reduce carbon footprint

PwC UK commits to slashing carbon footprint

Professional services company PwC UK has cut its carbon footprint by almost a third over the past decade in the UK by rethinking how...
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...
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...

IRENA to help fund renewables projects in developing countries

Working with the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development, The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) is inviting applications for renewable energy projects in developing countries. Within...

AI platform to help businesses bolster renewables use

Open Energi has launched its AI driven Dynamic Demand 2.0 platform, which helps businesses radically reduce their cost of consuming power. It enables businesses to...

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...

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Heatwave sparks wind drought, solar boost in Europe

Heatwave sparks wind drought, solar boost in Europe

Although the heatwave plaguing parts of Western Europe have contributed to a wind drought, it has seen an increase in solar plan performance. Accursing to...
Minesto completes initial commissioning trials of marine energy kite

Minesto completes initial commissioning trials of marine energy kite

Marine energy developer Minesto has completed the initial commissioning sea trials of Deep Green, its subsea kite technology, off the coast of Holyhead, North...
Energy storage breakthrough could charge EV in seconds

Energy storage breakthrough could charge EV in seconds

A new type of energy storage system could revolutionise energy storage and drop the charging time of electric cars from hours to seconds. In a...