Meat giant Maple Leaf Foods takes a bite out of emissions by going ‘carbon-neutral’

Meat production and consumption are widely considered to be major drivers of climate change

New £7.35m fund to support small satellite launch from Cornwall

Access to space is a vital tool for global efforts to tackle climate change

Government announces £315m to help industry cut emissions and bills

It expects the new finance will help energy-intensive industries cut emissions by two million tonnes between 2028 and 2032

Businesses offered up to £141m to develop net zero industrial clusters

Two competitions are now open for applications until 4th December 2019

DuPont commits to go carbon-neutral by 2050

The American chemicals giant’s move comes alongside a number of other goals intended to clean up its environmental footprint

Businesses offered £5m for ‘fast start’ projects to boost energy efficiency

Projects must target foundation industries including cement, paper, glass, ceramics, metals and bulk chemicals

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New York awards $18m for low carbon buildings

A total of 28 projects will share the funding and provide comprehensive data on design, construction and cost

Climate policies ‘could determine the UK’s next election’

That’s the suggestion from environmental lawyers ClientEarth, which has polled 2,0001 adults from across the UK about their feelings on climate change action

John Lewis pilots sustainability initiatives at Oxford store

It aims to encourage ‘reduce, reuse and return’ among its customers and will test eight ways in which the retailer and its customers can reduce their impact on the planet

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Scotland plans to introduce charge for single-use cups

The amount has yet to be confirmed, however, environmental advisers previously suggested a charge of between 20p and 25p