greenhouse gases


IFC backing green building policies leads to a drop in emissions

The World Bank member, IFC, has launched a report on recommendations and results for policies to encourage green building construction.
US decarbonisation

Second-largest US utility commits to 2050 net zero target

Southern Company the US' second-largest utility, has announced a long-term greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reduction goal of net-zero emissions by 2050 during its recent annual meeting.

Uniper and Siemens sign joint hydrogen development agreement

Uniper and Siemens Gas and Power have announced a sector coupling agreement which puts hydrogen at the heart of efforts to decarbonise power generation.
IKEA renewable energy

IKEA owner acquires US solar parks to boost renewables transition

The Netherlands-based owners of multinational retailer IKEA, the Ingka Group, has acquired a 49% share in two US solar photovoltaic (PV) projects with a combined capacity of 403MW, bolstering the company’s transition to renewable energy.
Italy COVID-19

Italy: Emissions plummet following Coronavirus lockdown

Air pollution over the northern parts of Italy has fallen severely following the country’s defensive and preventative efforts according to satellite data from the European Space Agency (ESA).
EU climate law

EU Commission announces new 2050 net-zero climate law

The European Commission has announced a new piece of legislation, the proposed European Climate Law, which it says will commit the 27 union member countries to reducing greenhouse gas emission to nil by 2050.
oil and gas decarbonisation

Italy’s Eni announces net-zero transition, renewable energy goals

Italian oil and gas multinational Eni has announced plans to install 55GW or renewable energy capacity by 2050, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 80% by that date.
UK fossil fuel

UK gov. fossil fuel financing responsible for 69 million tons of...

A UK government agency is financing fossil fuel developments that are responsible for the emission of an estimated 69 million tonnes of greenhouse gases.
Badger meter

Building resilience in water systems

Imagine a time when water utilities have to enforce dramatic usage restrictions or even shut off water to millions of customers. Some California citizens are already experiencing that future with electricity. Who’s to say it couldn’t happen in the water sector?
clean energy

New International Fund to support climate initiatives in emerging economies

IKI Fund to help developing countries to address climate change.

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