Premier Inn owner aims to halve emissions by 2025

The hospitality chain has set a new goal with the Science Based Targets Initiative to cut its carbon emissions intensity

EU ‘makes no improvements’ on emissions from new cars

For 17 member states, the average CO2 emissions were higher than in 2016

‘Green graphene-based concrete could slash construction emissions’

It is said to be more sustainable, strong and durable than standard concrete

Nissan announces ‘hundreds’ of job losses in UK

The move will affect its Sunderland factory where the firm employs 7,000 people

Pull yourself together! It’s curtains for air pollution

A home furnishings brand is looking into the possibility of using anti-pollution nanotechnology to make emissions-proof curtains

More than 95% of the world’s population ‘breathe unsafe air daily’

A new report suggests poorest communities are most negatively affected by dangerous air quality

US lawyer sets himself alight in climate protest

He had burned himself using fossil fuels to symbolise the damage being done to the earth

BP pledges to limit emissions growth through to 2025

The firm also announced other targets, which it says are concrete, measurable and intended to be met over ten years

More than 170 nations agree to halve shipping emissions by 2050

The industry currently represents nearly 3% of global emissions

Ukraine to host ‘one of Europe’s biggest solar plants’

The 200MW Nikopol SPP solar power plant will be built in the country’s Dnipropetrovsk region