‘Planet needs additional 3,000GW of renewables by 2030 to meet Paris Agreement goal’

Planned investments currently fall far below the $2.7 trillion committed to renewables during the last decade, according to a new report

World population facing water stress ‘could double by 2050’

Even if the world does meet international climate targets, the number of people exposed to water stress could still rise by 50% by 2050, a new study warns

Brazilian miner Vale announces $2bn investment to cut carbon emissions

The firm aims to cut 33% of its scope 1 and scope 2 carbon emissions by 2030

Oxford University takes ‘historic’ decision to divest from fossil fuels

The university has also asked its endowment office to engage with fund managers and request evidence of net zero carbon business plans

Glasgow’s COP26 climate conference delayed until 2021 due to coronavirus

The event, originally scheduled for November, was heralded as being the ‘most important meeting of minds since the Paris Agreement was signed’

America supercharges its share of the global power generation market

Large numbers of professionals working in power generation in the UK and Europe are being enticed across the pond.

Emissions-intensive sectors ‘not going green fast enough’

New research by the Transition Pathway Initiative suggests businesses across the paper, cement, steel and aluminium industries need to step up action to hit international climate obligations

Norway’s Equinor targets ‘near zero’ emissions by 2050

It has also set near term goals to cut emissions in Norway by 40% by 2030 and 70% by 2040

COP25 and Science: Catalyst for Change

COP25, the 25th annual Conference of Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change, officially started on the 2nd of December in Madrid.

Trump starts process to formally exit Paris climate agreement

The US has to wait a year before finally leaving the deal