Pub Menu
‘I’ll have a beef burger with a side of carbon please’

A National Trust pub in Cumbria has added information about the carbon impact of food to its menu

2050 carbon target
CCC’s 2050 net-zero target: Industry responds

The CCC has told the UK Government what it must do to tackle climate change – but what does the energy sector think of the announcement?

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

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”

Emissions
UK emissions intensity dropped 4% between 2016 and 2017

The Office for National Statistics (ONS) described the reduction as a continuation of a long-term trend

Picture of a power station with emissions at dusk.
Greenhouse gases in the atmosphere at record levels, says UN

A new report warns there is no sign of a reversal in this trend, which is driving long term climate change, sea level rise and more extreme weather

‘Only 16 countries’ emissions targets match their Paris Agreement pledges’

A new study shows these nations’ domestic policies do not live up to their nationally determined contributions

Businesses including Uber and Nokia team up against climate change

A total of 21 companies have joined together to form the Step Up Declaration plan

Carbon emissions ‘will threaten crops and human nutrition’

Africa, South and Southeast Asia and the Middle East are expected to be the regions most affected

Kazakhstan launches online hub for greenhouse gases reporting

An online platform to monitor, report and verify emissions sources and greenhouse gases has been launched in Kazakhstan. It is part of the National Emissions Trading System, which was launched in 2013 as the nation’s main instrument to regulate domestic CO2 emissions. The platform enables major emitters to transmit and record data on emissions as […]