Amazon will launch a $2 billion venture capital fund to back companies developing “sustainable and decarbonizing technologies.” The fund is a part of Amazon’s Climate Pledge wherein the company committed to meet the goals of the Paris climate agreement by 2040.
Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak has decided to side with California and Tesla, not Donald Trump and certain lagging automakers, on the need for cleaner cars. Governor Sisolak that Nevada will adopt California’s fuel economy regulations.
Adani Green Energy Limited and Azure Power have been declared to be the winners of the largest ever solar tender. This effort will result in an investment pegged at almost US $9 billion, create 400,000 direct and indirect jobs, and displace 900 million tons of carbon.
The encrypted instant messenger Telegram said on Monday it’s ramping up efforts to develop anti-censorship technologies serving users in countries where it is banned or partially blocked, including China and Iran.
The EstÃ©e Lauder Companies will team with the Humane Society International in efforts to end cosmetic animal testing across the globe.
Britain is set to achieve a historic milestone this year, with more electricity generated from zero carbon sources than fossil fuels.