Water industry promises action plan to achieve 2030 net zero goal

It is working with international consultancies Ricardo and Mott MacDonald to develop the plan detailing the measures the sector will deploy to achieve the target

Kingspan pledges zero carbon manufacturing by 2030

Its commitments include powering 60% of all Kingspan operations directly using renewable energy over the next decade

US energy-related emissions increased in 2018

It is the first year CO2 emissions have risen since 2014, according to the Energy Information Administration

Hertfordshire Council lights up with £5m a year energy savings

Its switch to LEDs and part-night lighting policy has also helped avoid almost 12,000 tonnes of CO2 a year

EU bank lends €50m for wind energy complex in Spain

It includes four wind farms which will have a total capacity of 111MW

New partnership targets industrial-scale carbon capture projects

Svante and Cross River Infrastructure have joined forces to develop projects at ‘half the capital cost’ of existing solutions

Yorkshire Water to plant 250,000 trees by 2020

The water company has set a target to ensure net zero carbon emissions by 2030

easyJet pledges to offset carbon emissions from all flights

It aims to become the world’s first major airline to operate net zero carbon flights across its whole network

Welsh Government estate smashes 2020 carbon reduction target

It has reduced CO2 emissions by 66%, more than doubling its expected target of 30%

National Grid commits to net zero emissions by 2050

The target, however, does not include indirect emissions from the energy sold to consumers but National Grid said it is supporting that through various initiatives