OVO Energy targets net zero emissions by 2030

It is buying Big Six company SSE’s retail business, which once approved, will make OVO the second largest energy supplier in the UK

Costa Rica aims for net zero emissions by 2050

The country’s electricity mix consists of a 95% share of renewables

Businesses urge May to aim for net zero emissions by 2050

They have written a letter highlighting the economic benefits of an early transition and the risks of failing to meet the Paris climate deal

UK joins global coalition to deliver net zero emissions

A total of 19 countries have committed to publishing long term strategies by 2020 and taking action in support of the Paris climate agreement

Seven member states urge EU to raise climate goals

Finland, France, Germany, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Portugal and Sweden are calling for the development and implementation of an “ambitious” long term strategy