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Carbon Neutral

The UK has a bold target to become a zero-emissions nation by 2050. If it can be achieved, this would make the UK the cleanest country in the world in terms of greenhouse gas emissions. 31 years certainly seems like a long time to achieve this... Read more

AUTOMOTIVE, MARITIME & TRANSPORT

Norwegian oil and gas company Equinor has unveiled its plans to cut CO2 emissions over the next thirty years. The firm says it aims for a 40% cut by 2030, a 70% cut by 2040, and to have reached "near-zero" by 2050. Read more

ENERGY & UTILITIES

A new report from the International Council of Chemical Associations (ICCA) has concluded that total global CO2 emissions could be reduced by one quarter by implementing just 17 chemistry-based solutions... Read more

CHEMICALS & BIOCHEMICALS

As we see a ramping up of the climate change protests by a newly emboldened Extinction Rebellion, like with so many other issues facing the world at this point in history, their actions seem to result in a total division of opinion and a further... Read more

On first sight, Chicago’s Pullman District may not seem like the place you might expect to find one of the United States’ most progressive factories. Passing a giant Walmart and dilapidated buildings on a once prosperous brownfield site in a... Read more

Lubricants giant FUCHS, based in Stoke-on-Trent, UK, has announced that it will be completely CO2-neutral as early globally by January 1 2020 – from energy consumption in production to consumables in administration... Read more

The three companies behind the HYBRIT initiative, SSAB, LKAB and Vattenfall, are investing SEK150-million (€13.8-million) and the Swedish Energy Agency is contributing almost SEK50-million (€4.6-million) towards the construction of a storage... Read more

A Cambridge-based start-up claims to have developed a process that removes CO2 from the atmosphere and converts it into building materials. The company, Cambridge Carbon Capture, say that the process has been under development for years and these... Read more

Czech energy and utilities group ČEZ is set to work with US-based nuclear power company NuScale on the development of small modular reactors (SMRs) in order to meet the rapidly growing demand for carbon-free energy... Read more

As part of the 10th annual World Green Building Week, the World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) has issued “a bold new vision” for how buildings and infrastructure around the world can reach 40% less embodied carbon emissions by 2030, and... Read more

The companies behind the HYBRIT initiative are to join the Leadership Group for Industry Transition that was launched on Monday at the UN Climate Action Summit in New York by Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven... Read more

At Climate Week NYC 2019, Schneider Electric announced that it is stepping up its commitment to achieving carbon neutrality with three new actions... Read more

Swedish agricultural cooperative Lantmännen and Norwegian fertiliser company Yara are aiming to take a pioneering role in the transformation of the food system. The partners will launch a pilot project with the ambition to introduce the world’s... Read more

Swiss food and drinks goliath Nestlé has set a target to acheive zero carbon emissions, in line the the aims of the Paris Agreement... Read more

Suntory Beverage and Food Europe (SBFE) has set out its plan to move to 100% sustainable plastic bottles within a decade, fully moving away from virgin plastic derived from fossil fuels, mirroring the Suntory Group’s global ambition... Read more

Eight years ago, came a great promise — domestic smart meters vowed to save on energy bills and reduce Britain’s carbon emissions by 34 million tonnes over 20 years. Since then, 10.8 million smart meters have been installed, but tackling household... Read more

LG Electronics has launched its ambitious Zero Carbon 2030 initiative, whereby the company is committing to the achievement of net-zero carbon emissions from all global emissions within the next 12 years... Read more

Climate change isn’t often out of the news. Alongside the current focus on the damaging effects on plastic in or seas, it’s not easy to ignore the damage done to the planet by globalisation, industry and the way that we live. Read more

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has for the first time given her support to the idea that Germany would join a pan-European alliance looking to attain carbon neutrality by 2050. The move appears to go against the country's actions at a recent EU... Read more

German automotive supplier and technology company Bosch plans to achieve carbon neutrality worldwide by next year. This makes it the first major industrial company to set such a target and puts it a decade or more ahead of most of its competitors. Read more

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