Notre Dame
Could the Notre Dame be reborn as an energy-positive eco-cathedral?

Paris-based Vincent Callebaut Architectures says that is exactly how it should be rebuilt

IEA: Bolder decisions needed for sustainable energy system

The International Energy Agency says global energy investment is falling short of what would be needed to meet continued robust growth in the world’s energy demand

Global cities leading the way in cutting emissions

New analysis reveals 27 cities, representing 54 million people, saw carbon emissions peak in 2012

Siemens Gamesa commits to science-based climate targets

It will reduce its carbon emissions in line with the Paris agreement

Major cities vow to make new buildings carbon neutral by 2030

A total of 19 mayors have made the pledge as part of the Net Zero Carbon Buildings Declaration

ENGIE and Nexity to develop sustainable ‘eco-district’ in Paris

It will consist of housing, offices, shops and a hotel

EU agrees 32.5% energy efficiency target for 2030

Environmental groups believe a 40% target is needed to cost-effectively meet the Paris climate goals

Right policies to achieve Paris climate target ‘could create 24m green jobs’

That could be driven by changes in the energy mix, promoting the use of electric vehicles and improving the energy efficiency of buildings

New hydrogen fuel cell EVs trial kicks off in Europe

The project will deploy fleets of 60 hydrogen fuelled vehicles each in London, Paris and Brussels

London tops global green finance rankings

The new Global Green Finance Index found financial centres in Western Europe outperformed those in other regions