Claire Perry
Claire Perry: Climate protest disruption ‘won’t win hearts and minds’

The Energy and Climate Minister said she thought there were better ways to get the point across than blocking traffic and trains

Senator Elizabeth Warren
Presidential hopeful pledges to ban fossil fuel production on public land

Senator Elizabeth Warren has promised to place a “total moratorium” on new federal oil and gas leases on her first day as president

AI technology
AI ‘could cut 2030 greenhouse gas emissions by 4%’

That’s the verdict from PwC UK, which highlights this would total an amount equivalent to 2.4 gigatonnes of carbon dioxide

Rebellion forms to face ‘climate emergency and ecosystem collapse’

The Extinction Rebellion group started widespread protests through London yesterday to block traffic and call on the government to do more about global warming

Philip Hammond
Philip Hammond calls for more action on sustainable global growth

A new release from the UK Government says the Chancellor will talk at the annual IMF and World Bank Spring Meetings in Washington over the coming days

Amazon
More than 5,000 Amazon staff call on Jeff Bezos to tackle climate change

At the time of writing, 5,237 Amazon employees acknowledge “climate change is an existential threat”

Sheep and lamb in snow
Extreme weather leaves Scottish farmers with £161m bill

A new report suggests an exceptionally hot summer and an unusually cold winter negatively affected livestock and crop yields

Climate change
Decarbonisation ‘must accelerate to stay in line with Paris Agreement’

The International Renewable Energy Agency suggests three-quarters of global emission-cutting goals could be achieved through renewables and electrification

New York offers $30m for flexible power grid

It is seeking solutions that enable the integration of more clean energy resources to the grid as well as innovative data analytics

Centrica targets 7GW of flexible and low carbon energy tech by 2030

The British Gas owner has unveiled 15 ambitious long term goals aligned with the Paris climate agreement