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New York looks to build a greener future with $30m competition

The programme aims to advance the design, construction and operation of low or zero-carbon buildings

Oil infrastructure
Decarbonisation ‘could leave fossil-fuel economies stranded’

These are the findings of a new World Economic Forum study which shows the world’s sovereign wealth funds collectively own $8 trillion

Yorkshire Water branches out to plant one million trees

Working with Yorkshire Water and Forest of Bradford, it aims to protect against floods and build a carbon sink

Could your organic groceries be damaging the environment?

A new study suggests farming organic food leads to greater deforestation and as a result, greater greenhouse gas emissions

Finnish facility develops carbon-negative district heat

The process uses pyrolysis to create biochar and capture carbon dioxide from the air

Drought increases CO2 concentration in the atmosphere, say researchers

They found natural ecosystems removed around 30% less carbon from the atmosphere during the driest years

Swiss firm raises $30.8m to suck carbon from air

Climeworks has set a goal to capture 1% of global carbon emissions by 2025 through its technology

New York landlords commit to cut emissions by a fifth before 2030

The scheme aims to reduce the environmental footprint of large buildings

Levi’s says sustainability is in its genes

The denim brand has set a series of new goals under the Science Based Targets Initiative

MPs launch inquiry into sustainability of fashion industry

The Environmental Audit Committee will examine the carbon, resource use and water footprint of clothing through its lifecycle