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Global Briefing: Japan set to strengthen national renewable energy goal

All the top green business and policy news from around the world this week Japan unveils target to double renewable energy share by 2030 The Japanese government has followed its recent announcement of a national net zero target with proposals to strengthen its reneweable energy goal for 2030. A draft of the... go to Article >

'Passing the buck has to stop': UN warns current climate pledges set to drive 16 per cent increase in emissions by 2030

6 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Major report highlights goals of Paris Agreement are threatened by weak climate ambition from countries and limited climate finance flows from rich to poor nations The world is not remotely on track to limit global... read more

'Now is the time to raise our ambitions': 150 firms join call for net zero global shipping by 2050

0 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

The Call to Action is aimed at national governments and the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) in a bid to accelerate decarbonisation of shipping worldwide Over 150 shipping industry leaders and organisations... read more

Earthshot Prize: Prince William announces first wave of finalists for global environmental prize

6 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Earthshot Prize to award £1m to five finalists later this year Prince William today announced the 15 finalists of the Earthshot Prize, which will offer £1m to five winners to help fund innovative environmental solutions... read more

Theresa May urges Conservative Party to seize 'golden opportunity' of net zero

16 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Former PM uses Sam Barker Memorial Lecture to call on Tory colleagues sceptical of the case for decarbonisation to recognise the huge economic and environmental opportunities on offer Theresa May has urged her... read more

Is the UK providing its 'fair share' of global climate finance?

17 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Think tank ODI calculates the UK is providing less than half of its fair share towards the collective $100bn a year target that is likely to prove a major flashpoint at the upcoming COP26 Climate Summit The UK is among a... read more

Study: Only one US power company has approved science based targets

8 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

New data from the Science Based Targets initiative reveals the US power sector trails behind Europe The extent to which US corporates are lagging behind their European counterparts in the net zero transition was again... read more

'Make-or-break moment': Why business, unions, and campaigners are united in urging government to fix faltering climate strategy

10 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

The CBI, the TUC, and Green Alliance are all issuing much the same message: the government has just weeks left to deliver a genuinely credible net zero plan It is not every day that you find that the UK's biggest business... read more

Global Briefing: Canada sets 2035 target to make all new car and van sales zero emission

83 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Canada joins push to phase out internal combustion engine Canada has become the latest country to set a target to end the sale of fossil fuelled cars and vans, after the government announced a mandatory target for... read more

Global Briefing: Indian coal mine auction attracts minimal interest

69 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

All the top green business news from around the world this week, including US climate diplomacy, COP26 preparations, and sobering Amazon rainforest research India coal sector woes as 48 mines attract zero bidders Further... read more

Global Briefing: Italy experiences new European temperature record

41 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Italian temperature records, Brazilian coal plans, and Ukraine's climate strategy all feature in this week's Global Briefing New European temperature record as Sicily bakes in 48C heat wave In the same week as the IPCC... read more