UK ‘must hit 9.7% decarbonisation rate to reach net zero by 2050’

That’s according to PwC’s Low Carbon Economy Index, which says the current rate of 3.7% is far too slow

Labour Party ‘has dropped plans to go net zero by 2030’

It has announced it will instead work towards achieving the goal of carbon neutrality ‘well before 2050’

New Zealand passes law for net zero carbon emissions by 2050

The Zero Carbon Bill provides a framework to support the country to prepare for and adapt to the effects of climate change

DuPont commits to go carbon-neutral by 2050

The American chemicals giant’s move comes alongside a number of other goals intended to clean up its environmental footprint

Nationalising UK energy ‘could put 2050 net zero targets at risk’

A new report says the Labour Party’s plans would divert resources and investment away from where they are needed, delay climate change efforts and create an atmosphere of uncertainty

Zero-carbon aviation ‘unlikely to be feasible by 2050’

That’s the verdict delivered by Chairman of the Committee on Climate Change, who says emissions from aviation could be reduced by around a fifth by the mid-century

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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%

‘Renewables essential to decarbonisation – but other clean tech will also be needed’

First Light Fusion suggests nuclear fusion is the perfect technology to fill the projected gap between supply and demand in the future

Wind and solar ‘could make up half of global grid by 2050’

Bloomberg New Energy Finance suggests the falling costs of wind, solar and battery technologies will help keep global temperatures from rising more than 2°C by 2030

New Jersey plots path to 100% renewable energy by 2050

The US state has announced it aims to deploy 3.5GW of offshore wind and 2GW of storage capacity by 2030