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

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EU to set aside large portion of 2020 budget for climate change

Around 21% of the overall budget will be invested in climate-related projects

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Bosch commits to 2020 carbon neutrality

The German engineering and electronics firm says it will focus on implementing energy efficiency measures and generating clean power from renewable sources

Facebook ‘likes’ renewables so much, it plans to go 100% clean by 2020

The social media giant has also promised to cut greenhouse gas emissions by 75% by this time

Toyota to roll-out driverless EVs at Tokyo 2020 Olympics

The firm’s Concept-i vehicles will form part of a larger fleet of more than 3,000 low carbon passenger vehicles

Egypt to bolster grid by 20GW before 2020

Egypt plans to add 20GW of electrical generation capacity to its grid in the next two years. Media reports from national news suggest the total capacity of conventional power plants in the country now totals 37.9GW, in addition to 890MW of renewable energy. By 2020, the plan is expected to add 20.1GW to the country’s […]