UN: ‘Droughts increase nearly a third in a generation’

These have cost the world $124bn since 1998

‘Top companies overestimate climate progress’

A new report alleges that some of the world’s largest businesses exaggerate their climate aims and net zero pledges

2021 hailed as record year for corporate PPAs

Businesses purchased 31.1GW of clean power last year, according to a new report

UK Power Networks gets top ranking in customer service

UKPN came fourth among 50 UK organisations voted for customer services

Fresh air from Northern Ireland to power Amazon data centres

A new wind farm is expected to go live in 2023 bringing more renewable energy to Amazon’s facilities

COP26: Jeff Bezos says seeing space changed his views on Earth

He claims his voyage into the final frontier has led to him understanding the fragility of Earth and led to his pledge of $2bn to land restoration in Africa

Amazon becomes ‘largest renewable energy buyer in US’

In total, the multinational has invested in more than 6GW of renewable energy across the US through 54 projects

Jeff Bezos-backed nuclear fusion firm to build first plant in the UK

Canada’s General Fusion has signed an agreement with the UK Atomic Energy Authority to develop and operate its fusion demonstration plant at the Culham Campus, home to the UK’s national fusion research programme

YouTube alleged to be world’s ‘highest emitting website’

A new study revealed the websites across the net that produce the highest number of carbon emissions, with YouTube topping the list

UK joins international alliance to reduce deforestation in the Peruvian Amazon rainforest

It has committed to spend at least £3bn to support efforts to protect and restore nature, reduce global deforestation and support communities that rely on forests for their livelihoods