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20 01 2021 | 07:34

Cyprus can be ‘climate neutral’ by 2050

Cyprus is on target with its 2030 energy consumption targets and could meet the EU’s ambitious ‘climate neutral’ objective by 2050 if the island ends its energy isolation through gas pipelines and…

20 12 2020 | 08:04

Investor group makes net-zero carbon pledge to tackle climate crisis

Managers commit to investing only in companies with net-zero CO2 emissions by 2050. Some of the world’s largest investors managing assets worth more than $9tn have committed to investing only in…

30 11 2020 | 07:37

Could we ever pull enough carbon out of the atmosphere to stop climate change?

Planting trees helps, but what are other ways? Nature has equipped Earth with several giant "sponges," or carbon sinks, that can help humans battle climate change. These natural sponges, as well as…

05 11 2020 | 08:32

South Korea vows to go carbon neutral by 2050 to fight climate emergency.

South Korea relies on coal for about 40% of its electricity generation, with renewables making up less than 6%. South Korea’s president, Moon Jae-in, has declared that the country will go carbon…

27 09 2020 | 09:27

China pledges to become carbon neutral before 2060.

Unexpectedly forthright pledge will boost UN efforts to galvanise action on climate crisis. China will reach carbon neutrality before 2060 and ensure its greenhouse gas emissions peak in the next…

16 08 2020 | 08:38

The EU can and must cut emissions by more than 55% by 2030.

The European Commission has proposed to strengthen its 40% greenhouse gas emission reduction target to 50% or 55% on 1990 levels in the next ten years. But this step does not meet the minimum level…

19 05 2020 | 07:51

US$130trn investment needed for carbon neutrality by 2060.

A US$130trn investment to 2050 could help to reduce carbon emissions to zero by 2060, according to the International Renewable Energy Agency’s (IRENA’s) inaugural Global Renewables Outlook.

15 05 2020 | 08:24

Climate change: Study pours cold water on oil company net zero claims.

Claims by oil and gas companies that they are curbing their carbon emissions in line with net zero targets are overstated, according to a new review. The independent analysis of six large European…

15 05 2020 | 08:10

EU weighs options for gas grid in zero carbon world.

The European Commission is considering three options for future investments in gas infrastructure as Europe moves towards “climate neutrality” by 2050, according to a leaked memo seen by EURACTIV. A…

19 04 2020 | 07:59

Europe can achieve climate neutrality with 100% renewables.

A 100% renewable energy system enables the EU to become climate neutral before 2050 in the most cost-effective manner, a new report of SolarPower Europe and LUT University states.

01 04 2020 | 09:57

British American Tobacco sets out new sustainability strategy.

British American Tobacco publishes its new sustainability report and sets out plans to become carbon neutral by 2030. The tobacco manufacturing company has published its new sustainability report,…

01 04 2020 | 09:45

'Clear and implementable': Barclays aims to become net zero bank by 2050.

British bank promises to align all financing activities with Paris Agreement and target at least £100bn green financing by 2030 Barclays has set out its ambition to become a net zero bank by 2050,…

23 03 2020 | 07:06

Czech PM urges EU to ditch Green Deal amid virus.

The Czech premier, whose country depends on nuclear energy and coal, said Monday (16 March) the European Union should ditch its landmark green law seeking carbon neutrality as it battles the novel…

20 03 2020 | 07:14

Neste aims for carbon neutral production by 2035.

Sustainable jet fuel developer Neste commits to its production being carbon neutral by 2035. Neste, has promised to step-up its work in sustainability by pledging to become ‘carbon neutral’ by the…

16 03 2020 | 21:18

Leftist green groups criticize Democratic plan to make US carbon neutral by 2050.

A coalition of left-wing environmental groups is criticizing an environmental plan from House Democrats, arguing it is not ambitious enough to combat climate change with needed speed.  In a letter…

16 03 2020 | 17:10

Industrial Strategy ‘needs more strategic approach to renewable energy’.

Responding to publication of the European Commission’s ‘European Industrial Strategy’ on 10 March 2020, which aims to boost the competitiveness of European industry as it embarks on the twin green…

27 02 2020 | 07:36

Qatar Stars League plans to take sports to new horizons through carbon neutrality with GORD.

Boosting collective efforts to achieve sustainable development, Qatar Stars League (QSL) and Gulf Organisation for Research & Development (GORD) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on…

14 02 2020 | 05:12

Carbon-neutral in 15 years? The country with an ambitious plan.

When a small village in Finland took the country’s biggest peat producer to court over a polluted river, it didn’t expect to win.  But it had a secret weapon - a local fisherman-turned-scientist…

23 12 2019 | 08:15

Europe’s Ambitious Green Deal: A Plan To Neutralize Its Carbon Footprint By 2050.

Through a new Green Deal, the EU plans to neutralize Europe’s carbon footprint by as early as 2050. While the plan is ambitious, it highlights the need for world leaders to work together. After all,…

19 11 2019 | 05:43

Formula 1 announces plan to be carbon neutral by 2030.

Formula 1 has announced their ambitious sustainability programme to become net zero by 2030. The new initiative will start immediately with a number of carbon reducing projects to help towards…