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UN Sustainable Transport Conference calls for accelerated action to achieve net-zero emissions

The Second UN Global Sustainable Transport Conference concluded with a call to accelerate progress towards achieving sustainable transport that would result in major reductions in greenhouse gas emissions and in improving the lives of millions of people. The Conference participants agreed that without a profound shift to sustainable... go to Article >

'This is a crucial 12 months': CCC demands stronger UK net zero efforts in 2022

5 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

The Climate Change Committee delivers its verdict on COP26, but will the UK government heed its advice for the coming 'crucial' year ahead? The UK government must focus on strengthening the detail and delivery of its... read more

Global Briefing: Panama Canal Authority eyes emissions fee for ships

4 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Plus China's five-year green industry plan, EU CO2 prices reach record high, and more of the top green business news around the world this week Panama Canal Authority eyes emissions charge for ships The Panama Canal... read more

London Mayor touts £51m green upgrade support for 3,200 fuel poor homes

1 Day ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Low-income homeowners and Londoners who rent privately will be eligible to claim grants of up to £20,000 from March 2022 The Mayor of London has set out plans to funnel £51m funding towards slashing carbon emissions from... read more

Alternative fuels are critical to decarbonising supply chains

1 Day ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Lower carbon sources of fuel for aviation and shipping is critical to delivering on net zero targets for firms, argues WasteFuel CEO Trevor Neilson Transporting people and things around the world sustainably and managing... read more

'Titanic pivot from coal to hydrogen': Are steelmakers prepared for the rapid net zero transformation ahead?

1 Day ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

BloombergNEF warns steelmakers to prepare for major green transformation, as cost of shifting from coal to hydrogen and scrap metal could be far cheaper than previously thought The steel sector could be ready to shed its... read more

Government urged to review climate policies to help deliver on Glasgow Climate Pact

0 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

A coalition of top business groups, unions, and environmental leaders have written a letter to Boris Johnson calling for a renewed cross-government push to strengthen the UK's national climate action plan in support of the Glasgow... read more

'Major players in the climate arena': Can the PR industry break away from its fossil fuel marketing past?

5 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Political public relations arguably holds its origins in the oil, gas and coal industries, but amid growing criticism it is now facing increasing pressure to forge a future path beyond fossil fuel marketing Political... read more

COP26: UK launches Urban Climate Action Programme, as cities urged to set net zero goals

26 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Minister warns that global climate goals at risk if cities lock in new wave of high carbon infrastructure The UK government has today launched a new Urban Climate Action programme, backed by £27.5m of funding, that aims... read more

From Peppa Pig to free market economics: Prime Minister and CBI take contrasting approaches to shared net zero mission

15 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

The Prime Minister's much-criticised speech to the CBI this morning overshadowed an important debate over how government and business can work together to accelerate the net zero transition The Prime Minister may have... read more

Powering the Change: The size of net zero challenge and how to fix it

26 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Industry Voice: Schneider Electric's Kelly Becker looks down the barrel of the climate crisis and considers how to fix it The next eight years will be pivotal for the future of our planet. In our fight against climate... read more