Mayors call for more powers to tackle environmental emergencies

Labour Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan and Conservative Mayor of the West Midlands, Andy Street have said the government must do more to go green and empower local regions to do the same

International Maritime Organization confirms sulphur reduction rule from 2020

The new requirement means all ships will have to cut the level of sulphur in their engine emissions to 0.5% or less, down from a current level of 3.5%

The Guardian has pledged to go carbon-neutral by 2030

It has also gained B Corporation certification as part of an ongoing commitment ‘to become a more purposeful business across all its operations’

Government to table landmark Environmental Bill

The bill introduces a raft of measures to improve air and water quality, tackle plastic pollution and restore natural habitats

Police ban Extinction Rebellion activists from protesting

The police warned that failing to comply with the ban makes climate campaigners liable for arrest and prosecution

Queen’s speech: Government to tackle air pollution, plastic waste and climate change

The speech confirmed the long-awaited Environment Bill would be delivered by the next government

Global carbon tax ‘needed to tackle climate crisis’

The International Monetary Fund warns the “window of opportunity” for containing global warming is closing rapidly

Bill Gates and EIB agree to accelerate support for tackling climate change

Speaking with EIB President Werner Hoyer earlier today, Bill gates stressed the importance of close cooperation between philanthropy and public finance

There’s a missing piece from the UK’s environmental efforts…

…and Smart Energy GB says it’s energy efficiency

Extinction Rebellion brings Westminster to a halt

To mark the start of a new two-week wave of climate action, climate protestors have today blocked traffic and disrupted business across central London