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FUTURE CITIES INTERVIEW: COVID-19, data, and government

Exclusive interview with Anton Cartwright, a researcher at the African Centre for Cities and a featured speaker in the Future Cities track at African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa in Cape Town in November.

Ed’s note: It’s investment that will determine fossil fuel’s future

Divesting from fossil fuels is an efficient way for the fund to manage the financial risk associated with a transition in line with the Paris agreement.

VW launches budget-friendly EV that promises “no more accidents”

German automaker Volkswagen has launched its much-awaited ID.3 electric vehicle (EV), which it claims can use software to “anticipate, avoid accidents and...

EY to become carbon neutral by year-end

Ernest & Young has announced plans to become carbon neutral globally by the end of 2020.
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Chemical mega-corporation DuPont commits to carbon-neutrality by 2050

DuOint has committed to make its entire operation carbon-neutral by 2050.
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Boris Johnson to head UK fight against climate change

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson will chair the new Cabinet Committee on Climate Change.
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UK businesses, charities call for €1,1 billion energy efficiency push

The UK is calling for an additional public capital investment of £1 billion in energy efficiency a year until 2035 to reach 2050 net-zero emission targets

Utility sector most in need of decarbonisation, according to a global...

The Science-Based Targets initiative says utilities will be required to reduce their emissions the most by 2030, with a reduction of 83MtCO2e.

Unilever announces global move to 100% renewable energy use

Unilever has announced its transition to 100% renewable energy, supply across the 5 continents it operates in.
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Germany’s Merkel calls for all EU countries to be climate neutral...

The German leader made the appeal following a meeting between her “Climate Cabinet” and their Dutch counterparts at Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte’s official residence. The two groups had met for a working lunch to share insights and experience in moving their respective country’s economy towards sustainability.

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