Morocco
Morocco needs to invest $30bn to hit 2030 renewable target

A new report from the International Energy Agency calls for the government to increase private investment in clean energy by completing electricity and gas market reforms

Amsterdam
Amsterdam to go petrol and diesel-free by 2030

The move will start by banning polluting buses and coaches from the city in 2022 before moving to cars and motorbikes later

Australia
Australia ‘must intensify efforts to meet 2030 emissions goal’

Coal, oil and gas still make up 93% of the overall energy mix

New energy tech ‘could get UK halfway to 2030 emissions targets’

The country has committed to cut carbon by a fifth across the healthcare, industry and hospitality sectors

Scaling up climate action ‘could provide $26tn to global economy’

The Global Commission on the Economy and Climate says it could also prevent 700,000 premature deaths from air pollution

Global food waste ‘to rise by a third before 2030’

Boston Consulting Group warns the volume thrown away each year could rise to 2.1 billion tonnes

Can Ball Corp. slash emissions? They seem to tin-k so

The firm aims to cut its emissions by around 27% by 2030

2017 sees 17.6% of Chinese energy go clean

Energy from sources other than fossil fuels now accounts for 17.6% of China’s energy. That’s according to new data from the country’s government, which suggests clean growth has accelerated following a national campaign to boost clean energy use and curb pollution. The proportion of clean power is 6.4% higher than in 2012, making up a […]

Schneider Electric doubles up on 2030 green goals

Schneider Electric has committed to using 100% renewable electricity and doubling its energy productivity by 2030. The energy management and automation firm has joined two global initiatives to achieve these goals – the RE100 movement to use only clean power and the EP100 scheme to get twice the economic output from every unit of energy consumed. […]

Denmark ‘on track to be fossil fuel free by 2050’

Denmark is on track to meet its ambitious goal of becoming a low carbon economy, independent of fossil fuels, by 2050. That’s according to the International Energy Agency (IEA), which suggests the nation is also powering towards its 2030 target to generate at least half of the country’s total energy consumption through renewables. The IEA […]