Darlington’s UK Renewable Investments shut down by courts

The company failed to pay back millions of pounds to investors

EU agrees to create low carbon standards to aid investors

They are designed to help investors who wish to adopt a climate-conscious investment strategy

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Decarbonisation ‘could leave fossil-fuel economies stranded’

These are the findings of a new World Economic Forum study which shows the world’s sovereign wealth funds collectively own $8 trillion

Glencore pledges to cap global coal production

It has vowed to align the business with the Paris climate targets following pressure from investors

Oil giant Chevron ties executive pay to emissions reductions

It has pledged to reduce methane emissions and flaring intensity

Automated energy switching service raises £500k

Switchd will use the funding to accelerate growth and expand the team

Government charges up energy storage sector with £20m boost

BEIS is aiming for up to three demonstration projects to be built and tested by the end of 2021

Investors urge fast food giants to speed up climate action

They are urging organisations to set ‘tough targets’ to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and water usage of their meat and dairy suppliers

Shell links executive pay to carbon reduction

It has pledged to set specific short term targets, starting from 2020 and running until 2050

EU agrees 32% renewable energy target for 2030

The agreement also includes plans to review the goal by 2023 on whether it should be increased further