SSE sets out sustainability targets linked to UN’s SDGs

The energy supplier has also appointed its first chief sustainability officer

Plans for £5m climate change research centre at Cardiff Uni

It will explore how the UK can achieve rapid and far-reaching emissions reductions

ScottishPower funds teacher training on climate change

It follows a pilot project which was launched last year

Climate change protest
Skipping school for climate change – new wave of protests hit UK

Strikes are taking place today in more than 2,000 towns and cities around the world

‘More frequent rainfall is speeding up Greenland’s ice-melt’

Scientists believe climate change means rain is falling instead of snow, accelerating the melting of ice formations

Michael Bloomberg
Michael Bloomberg commits to closing US coal for good

The world’s 11th richest man plans to help retire every single coal-fired power plant in the country before 2030

Digital technology
Are computers RAM-ming emissions into the atmosphere?

A new report shows the energy intensity of the digital sector is increasing by 4% per year

NIC seeks views on future of infrastructure resilience

The consultation is open until 1st April 2019

Environmental impact
‘There’s a 99.9999% chance humans are causing climate change’

This figure is the ‘gold standard’ for certainty, a statistical measure often used in scientific studies

Fish
Will fish sink or swim in the face of climate change?

A new study shows fish populations are shrinking by up to 35% in coastal regions of China and Japan