Each Manchester ad screen ‘consumes the same amount of electricity as three homes’

Each of 86 digital advertising boards across the city said to use nearly 11,501kWh of electricity every year

‘SUV adverts should be banned immediately to meet UK climate goals’

A campaign launched by the thinktank The New Weather Institute is calling for an end to advertising for the ‘dirtiest third’ of new cars being sold

E.ON suspends Facebook and Instagram advertising

The German utility joins an increasing number of corporates boycotting the social media platforms to protest hate speech and intolerance

Guardian pledges to ban fossil fuel advertising

The latest commitment supports its goal to reduce emissions to net zero by 2030

The Advertising Association to lead the sector’s fight against climate change

The sector body has launched two new groups to drive down emissions and tackle climate change

Climate lawyers file complaint over BP’s ‘misleading’ ad campaign

ClientEarth is backing it up with a call for a ban on all fossil fuel advertising unless it comes with a tobacco-style health warning about the dangers to the planet and people

Energy firm rapped for “clean coal” advert

US power firm Peabody Energy has been ticked off for running a “misleading” advert which included the phrase “clean coal”. Yesterday the Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) upheld a complaint about the phrase by environmental campaign group WWF. The phrase was used in a long chunk of text in an advert which began, “Let’s Brighten the […]