EU approves sale of ArcelorMittal’s steel assets to Liberty House

It was a condition set by the Commission for its acquisition of Italian steelmaker Ilva

Ban new diesel lorry sales by 2040, urges NIC

The National Infrastructure Commission says the government must set long term targets to ensure UK freight is carbon free by 2050

Microsoft to nearly double its internal carbon price

The technology giant will charge its internal divisions a rate of $15 per metric tonne on all carbon emissions

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

British Steel seeks £100m from government to pay EU carbon bill

The move has been prompted by Brexit uncertainty

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”

The Co-op
The Co-op commits to halving direct emissions by 2025

The announcement comes after it reached a previous carbon goal three years ahead of schedule

The Delivery Group revs up investment in greener vehicles

The mail and courier company is switching its fleet in central London to electric vehicles

Carbon dioxide emissions
New $1.5m project to advance CCS technologies gets the go-ahead

The scheme aims to evaluate various approaches to developing ways to catch greenhouse gases in order to mitigate climate change

Electric cars charging
Clean vehicles ‘are needed to protect the environment’

That’s the verdict from 65% of people in the UK, according to a 2,000-adult survey conducted by Nissan