May 23rd, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
A report published by WWF and The Nature Conservancy earlier this month claims that hydropower is unnecessary for meeting global climate change and clean energy goals thanks to the dramatic cost decreases seen in the solar, wind, and storage sectors.
January 28th, 2019 | by Joshua S Hill
Scotland could confidently end its climate emissions to reach net zero by 2045 according to a new report published last week which highlights the country's abundant natural resources and existing ambition.
October 18th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
The Australian Renewable Energy Agency announced this week that it will invest in the country's first Business Renewables Centre which will aim to help businesses and local governments procure 1 gigawatt (GW) of renewable energy by 2022 and 5 GW by 2030.
September 18th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
Since the beginning of the year, more than 130 new companies have joined the Science Based Targets initiative, pushing the total number of companies close to 500 and representative of approximately one-eighth of total global market capitalization
June 15th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
Global furniture giant IKEA Group has announced new greenhouse gas emission reduction targets this week that have been approved by the Science Based Targets initiative and will ensure the company's goal of contributing to reaching the targets set out under the Paris Climate Agreement.
March 24th, 2018 | by George Harvey
Sometimes it seems the best of everything is passing away.
January 9th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley
The UK government plans to retire the last of its coal fired generating stations by 2025. Is that soon enough? And what will replace them?
October 23rd, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
Several environmental NGOs in Germany suggest the country is not moving fast enough to transition to a low carbon economy.
October 19th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
Target, one of America's leading discount store retailers, has this week announced a new climate policy and goals based on the Science-Based Targets initiative, including a commitment to source 100% renewable energy in its domestic operations.
September 27th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
The United Kingdom experienced its greenest summer ever according to the country's grid operator, National Grid, which reported that almost 52% of its electricity generation was met by low-carbon sources.
September 19th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
More than 300 companies worldwide have now committed to setting ambitious Science Based Targets to reduce emissions, with more than 90 new companies joining this year alone, and also now includes 50 US businesses.
July 24th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
Record wind energy generation in Scotland in June helped boost the figures for the first half of the year, resulting in wind generating enough electricity to supply the electrical needs of 124% of Scottish households between January and June.
July 6th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
A first of its kind analysis of the European Union's biggest investors finds that they are partly aligned with the Paris Climate Agreement's climate target of keeping global warming well under 2°C, but were found to be investing too much in coal still.
April 26th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
More and more Fortune 500 companies are turning their attention towards renewable energy and energy efficiency priorities, with almost half now boasting at least one type of climate or clean energy target, according to a new WWF report published this week.
April 19th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
Environmental organizations such as Greenpeace, WWF, and Friends of the Earth have signed a joint letter to the UK Prime Minister warning the UK government against watering down its climate change and environmental policy commitments, following the release of photographed documents suggesting the Government would "scale down" environmental measures in an effort to smooth post-Brexit trade deals.
April 4th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
The winds blew strong in Scotland throughout March, apparently, as new figures show that wind turbines in Scotland generated record levels of electricity, so much so that on average, wind generated enough to supply the electrical needs of 136% of Scottish households.
February 27th, 2017 | by Joshua S Hill
Portugal's largest electricity utility, EDP, has received the seal of approval from the Science Based Targets Initiative on the company's target to reduce its carbon footprint across its entire value chain.