2050 carbon target
Duke Energy takes aim at 2050 net zero target

The US power company has unveiled an updated climate strategy, announcing a new 2030 goal to cut its carbon dioxide emissions by at least 50%

Coca-Cola scraps plastic packaging for multipacks

The move is expected to remove 4,000 tonnes of single-use plastics per year

Siemens Gamesa announces first nacelle assembly plant outside Europe

Its facility in Taiwan will enter construction in 2020 and aims to cater to the fast-growing Asia-Pacific offshore market

OVO Energy targets net zero emissions by 2030

It is buying Big Six company SSE’s retail business, which once approved, will make OVO the second largest energy supplier in the UK

Burger King turns up the heat on plastic waste by scrapping free toys

The fast food giant has asked customers to hand in old toys to be melted down into new items

Schemes including ECO and Green Deal expected to save 150,600GWh

New statistics published by the government show the estimated lifetime carbon savings of these measures installed by the end of March 2019 was up to 38 metric tonnes of carbon dioxide

Crown Estate opens 7GW offshore wind leasing round

The leasing scheme will enable the development of electricity generation capacity that is enough to meet the needs of more than six million homes

Global decarbonisation ‘slows to lowest rate since 2011’

PwC suggests greater consumption of fossil fuels increased total emissions by 2% in 2018, marking the fastest rise in emissions in seven years

Environment Agency to launch biowaste sector review

It says the biowaste sector is critical to a closed loop, circular economy as well as helping meet renewable energy targets

HP uses ocean-bound plastics for small bit of new laptop

The new HP Elite Dragonfly notebook features a speaker enclosure component that is made up of 50% recycled plastic, including 5% of ocean-bound plastics