The New Zealand parliament has passed landmark legislation that enshrines the country’s commitment to the Paris Agreement into law, and will see the country achieve zero net carbon dioxide emissions by 2050.
Not only will Formula 1 focus on reducing emissions of their cars, but they will also aim to run all their operation facilities on 100 per cent renewable energy.
Googlers are pushing for a commitment to zero emissions by 2030 and to cancel contracts with fossil fuel companies.
“We’re done being in the middle of the herd on this issue—we’ve decided to use our size and scale to make a difference,” said Jeff Bezos, Amazon founder and CEO.
The government of the Brussels-Capital Region has approved its far-reaching climate plan, which includes a complete ban on cars that run on diesel or petrol by 2035.
The multinational technology company has pledged to be net zero by 2040 along with a number of different sustainability goals, including being 100 per cent renewable by 2030.
This decision was announced in the wake of a petition directed at PNC circulating from the Families Belong Together coalition of over 250 activist groups, representing over 11 million people.
China’s emissions could peak at 13 to 16 gigatonnes of CO2 and begin declining between 2021 and 2025. The official target is a peak by around 2030.
The First Step Act, a bipartisan criminal justice reform law passed in Congress last year, was the catalyst for the release of more than 3,100 formerly incarcerated individuals from federal custody on July 19.
Researchers and volunteers have cataloged more than 12,200 nests left by loggerheads, a threatened species protected under the U.S. Endangered Species Act.
Almost half of new cars sold in Norway in the first six months of 2019 were fully electric, up from just over 25% in the same period last year.
Lightyear’s solar-powered EV boasts a range of 450 miles on a single charge far more than the 370 miles of Tesla’s market-leading Model S.
Britain is set to achieve a historic milestone this year, with more electricity generated from zero carbon sources than fossil fuels.
The UK government has committed to net zero carbon emissions by the year 2050, making it the first country with a major economy to create such a deadline.
The UK is to enshrine a 2050 net zero emissions target in law, with an amendment to the Climate Change Act.
Finland will go carbon neutral by 2035, under a coalition deal published on Monday, setting one of the world’s earliest timelines for reaching that mark.
In over 400 locations worldwide, the company will no longer leave a carbon footprint, making Bosch the first major industrial enterprise to achieve this ambitious goal in a little over a year.
A growing number of entrepreneurs are pursuing direct carbon capture technology which extracts carbon from the air and water and transforms it into usable substances like gasoline, construction materials and industrial chemicals.
The plan requires all new city-owned buildings and major renovations to be all-electric, effective immediately. The plan also hopes to phase out styrofoam and to plant 90,000 trees by 2021, and to end plastic straws and single-use containers by 2028.
The power station is using innovative technology to capture a tonne of CO2 a day. It is the first time ever carbon has been captured from the combustion of a 100% biomass feedstock.
One of the world’s largest telecommunications company, Verizon that it is commitment to go carbon neutral by 2035 through a range of tools including reducing emissions directly and procuring renewable energy for its operations.
Canada will provide a $5,000 rebate to electric and plug-in hybrid car buyers called iZEV and goes into effect on May 1.
The benchmark levelized cost of electricity, or LCOE, for lithium-ion batteries has fallen 35% to $187 per megawatt-hour since the first half of 2018.
The bill requires the state to get 50% of its energy from renewables by 2030 and 80% by 2040. By 2045, it must go entirely carbon-free.
Arla Foods have revealed ambitions to reduce greenhouse emission on dairy farms by 30% per kilo of milk over the next decade, with a goal of carbon net zero by 2050.