Networks of 7,000 universities declare climate emergency

The institutions have agreed to undertake a three-point plan that includes a commitment to go carbon neutral by 2030 or 2050 at the very latest

US energy-related carbon dioxide emissions ‘to fall in 2019’

The Energy Information Administration notes nearly all of the forecast decrease is due to fewer emissions from coal consumption

World economic growth is becoming much cleaner – and that’s not all

New research published by PwC suggests by 2040, global energy intensity will fall by a further one-third

‘World’s first’ climate risk government bond index launched in London

It incorporates a forward-looking assessment of the climate risks countries face

Energy efficiency: New global high-level commission for urgent action

The panel will focus on key policy actions that can be taken by countries across the globe

Continued growth leads to new openings for NGP – UK’s leading energy procurement specialist

A global growth strategy has helped drive increased success for Northern Gas and Power (NGP), the energy management specialist headquartered on the stunning Gateshead Quayside.

New $450m initiative to help small island states fight pollution

It is expected to prevent the release of more than 23,000 metric tons of toxic chemicals and 185,000 metric tons of marine litter

HP aims to power global operations with 100% renewables by 2035

The company says its Sustainable Impact programme has helped drive more than $900m of new revenue – a 35% increase year-on-year

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BP and Japan’s ITOCHU among new firms joining Hydrogen Council

That brings the total number of companies to 60, collectively representing more than €2.6tn in revenues

‘Political inaction to blame for slow climate progress’

Renewable think tank REN21 suggests bolder and ‘less erratic’ policy decisions are required to make energy systems more environmentally-friendly