COP26: New ‘Futures We Want’ project sets out visions for net zero world

This flagship science and innovation programme brought together communities from the UK, Jamaica, Brazil, Kenya, UAE, Saudi Arabia and India, who explored diverse perspectives and solutions to the day-to-day impacts of climate change

‘COP26 will only be a success if there is no new coal’

Six countries make up 80% of the world’s remaining coal pipeline and a new report claims November’s conference will be a failure if it does not lead to them rejecting it

Global innovators invited to bring climate-smart cooling solutions to India

Innovations sought include refrigerated warehousing, space conditioning for packaging and sorting, inter and intra-city mobile cooling solutions for pharmaceuticals and other temperature-sensitive goods

UK and India announce $1.2bn green growth initiative

The Climate Finance Leadership Initiative India partnership has also been launched to mobilise private capital into sustainable infrastructure in India, including solar and wind power and other green technologies

Tata Power commissions 100MW solar power project in India

Located in the state of Gujarat, it is expected help reduce 200,000 tonnes of carbon emissions every year

Reliance Industries to double PET bottles recycling capacity in India

The new facility in Andhra Pradesh will boost its recycling capacity to five billion post-consumer PET bottles

India’s Reliance joins Bills Gates to invest in US energy storage company

They are investing a total of $144m in Massachusetts-based Ambri to help the company commercialise and grow its long duration energy storage systems business globally

Land-based ‘carbon removal’ schemes are ‘dangerous distraction’ from real net zero

Oxfam alleges that governments and companies are hiding behind ‘unreliable, unproven and unrealistic’ carbon removal schemes

Vikram Solar becomes ‘India’s largest’ solar manufacturer

Its new 1.3GW solar PV factory in Tamil Nadu takes its overall production capacity to 2.5GW – the highest in India

Who are the five biggest coal producers in the world?

This week, ELN’s Top 5 series looks at the five biggest coal producing countries in the world