UK pledges £250m to tackle climate change in Africa

It is the Department for International Development’s largest single direct climate investment in the continent

Asset management firm divests £33.8m from Shell over climate concerns

UK-based Sarasin says the energy giant’s policies are likely to harm not only shareholders but also wider society

UK aid ‘must be nature positive and steer clear of fossil fuels’

The People and Nature campaign, a major cross-party campaign backed by 28 MPs, has launched in Parliament today

National Trust pledges to divest from fossil fuel companies

It also intends to establish a long term goal to continue reducing the carbon footprint of its investment portfolio

‘More of UK’s power to come from clean sources than fossil fuels in 2019’

National Grid expects electricity generation from sources such as solar and wind to exceed that from fuels such as gas and coal, for the first time on record

Norway’s trillion-dollar oil fund to divest from 150 oil and gas firms

In total, the fund is expected to remove $12bn of fossil fuel investments and plough up to $20bn into renewable markets

ArcelorMittal aims for carbon neutral steelmaking in Europe by 2050

The steel industry accounts for around 7% of global emissions

Greenpeace protestors board North Sea oil rig in protest against BP

Two climate activists climbed aboard the 27,000-tonne platform as it was towed out into the North Sea

UK ‘must end support of fossil fuel projects in poorer countries’

The Environmental Audit Committee says UK Export Finance is undermining the UK’s international climate and development targets

Coal-free period of generation comes to an end…

…and was it due to Love Island?