‘Energy efficiency has been forgotten as the easiest way to cut emissions’

That’s the warning from DNV GL, which says it is vital to improve the availability and uptake of energy efficient technologies

EU Commission adopts strategy to reduce methane emissions

Methane is a potent greenhouse gas and the second biggest contributor to climate change after carbon dioxide

‘Wasted food produces six times the amount of greenhouse gas emissions as global aviation’

A new report published by the organisation warns climate change cannot be stopped if society doesn’t stop wasting food

Large methane leaks ‘increased dramatically by 32%’ in first eight months of 2020

The emissions in Algeria, Russia and Turkmenistan have increased by more than 40%, according to a report

Two-thirds of climate-concerned diners willing to choose more sustainable dish instead of their favourite

If customers swapped to a more sustainable dish half the times they ate out, the carbon savings could be more than 365,000 carbon dioxide tonnes equivalent

British public and funders ‘still don’t understand the scale of the urgency needed to tackle climate change’

Almost half of environmental charities say the lack of public understanding is their biggest challenge when it comes to solving the issue

Global CO2 emissions dive 8.8% in first half of 2020

The drop is larger than during the financial crisis of 2008, according to a report

Climate-related disasters ‘almost doubled in the last 20 years’

China and India have the highest share of disaster-hit populations with more than 2.8 billion people affected, according to a new report

India announces landmark road tax exemption for EVs

The initiative aims to incentivise the purchase of EVs and see 500,000 new registrations in Delhi by 2024

Scotland launches £3.5m fund for climate-friendly projects

The Community Climate Asset Fund is offering grants for projects including those that boost energy efficiency in buildings and enable the purchase of electric vehicles and bikes