Indonesia to replace ageing fossil-fuel plants to make way for renewables

The country is looking to retire its 2,256 diesel plants by the end of 2020

Budget announcement ‘shows support is growing for EVs and drive towards net zero’

That’s the suggestion from Kevin Brundish, CEO and Founder of AMTE Power, who spoke to ELN shortly after the speech from Chancellor Rishi Sunak

Budget 2020: Spending plans on climate, transport, CCS and environment revealed

Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak has promised the Conservative Party will “get things done” and “deliver on promises made to the people”

Mace builds plan to deliver net zero emissions in 2020

The international construction and consultancy company has committed to reducing the carbon footprint of its own development and operations as far as possible and offsetting all remaining emissions

Miles Macadam sets carbon neutral goal for end of 2020

The surfacing firm said it will also endeavour to help its clients offset their own emissions

More than a third of New Year’s Resolutions for 2020 were green

The most popular environmental resolution was reducing plastic waste, making up 46% of all green resolutions made in the UK

Debenhams launches new sustainability programme for next decade

The scheme aims to ensure the department store slashes its environmental footprint throughout the 2020s

UN publishes draft proposals to reach 2030 biodiversity goals

The plan involves protecting nearly a third of the world’s oceans and land, as well as reaching ‘no net loss’ by 2030 in the area and integrity of freshwater, marine and terrestrial ecosystems

Tokyo 2020 Olympics to see athletes sleep on sustainable cardboard beds

The 18,000 bedframes in the Athletes Village will be recycled into paper products after the games, while the mattresses will be converted into new plastics

Happy Holidays from the ELN team!

See you in 2020!