Nearly two-thirds of Brits are willing to sacrifice part of their salary to tackle climate change

Cable giant Nexans surveyed 2,210 people from across the country about whether they would be willing to take a financial hit to save the environment

Almost 2.8bn people still ‘cooking with polluting fuels and technologies’

Nearly half of the global population lack the ability to cook efficiently or cleanly, says the World Bank

UK and Chile urge countries to take ambitious climate action

Speaking during the week of the UN General Assembly, COP26 President Alok Sharma invited the world leaders to attend a virtual event on 12th December and come forward with new ambitious commitments

California to ban the sale of new gas-powered vehicles by 2035

The mandate is predicted to result in a 35% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions and an 80% improvement in nitrogen oxides levels

British Olympians and Paralympians urge government to ‘race to win’ against climate change

A total of 300 British athletes have signed a letter to Prime Minister Boris Johnson calling for a ‘truly green approach’ to the recovery from the coronavirus pandemic

New York offers $50m to boost energy efficiency of buildings

The Empire Building Challenge aims to transform existing multifamily and commercial high-rise buildings using low carbon heating and cooling solutions that will increase their sustainability and energy performance

Greta Thunberg donates €150k for regions impacted by climate crisis

The funding will be shared by organisations helping parts of Africa swept by heatwaves, droughts and floods

New sustainability reporting research reveals uplift in corporate Net Zero ambitions but a lack of clear strategy

EcoAct, the international climate and sustainability consultancy, has this week released its 10th Anniversary edition of the Sustainability Reporting Performance of the FTSE 100.

Arctic sea ice has reached its ‘second-lowest’ level in 42-year satellite record

The heatwaves in Siberia and the massive fires may be responsible for the ice melt, according to a new report

Metals made from deep-sea rocks ‘could help slash environmental impact of EV batteries’

A study has found producing battery metals from underwater ‘nodules’ can reduce related carbon dioxide emissions by as much as 75% compared to mining operations on land