More than 50 countries meet in London to discuss COP26 and tackling climate change

It was the first face-to-face ministerial meeting of its kind in more than 18 months – with ministers discussing how COP26 can be a success and what must be done afterwards to tackle global climate change

Sustainable investments make up a third of all global assets

This is a 15% overall increase since 2018, according to the Global Sustainable Investment Alliance

Which Premier League team emits the most carbon?

A new report has collated the data of the distances travelled by last season’s teams and calculated the emissions this has produced in the past five years – who comes out on top?

‘More action needed on EV charging if UK is to meet net zero targets’

A new report from the CMA suggests action must be ramped up if the banned sale of new petrol and diesel cars by 2030 is to go ahead

Only 15% of UK businesses have set a net zero target

However, among organisations that have not yet set formal net zero targets, there is still a general opinion that progress towards decarbonisation is being made

Oil and gas sector ‘to prevent the world from limiting rising temperatures to 1.5°C’

None of the 100 companies investigated in a new report have committed to ending oil and gas exploration, despite the fact that they are arguably the largest contributors to the global climate emergency

‘The free market is crucial to tackling climate change, not green protectionism’

A new report claims free markets are essential to tackling climate change, as they enable free-flowing information and an increase in green technology and foreign investment in the UK’s low carbon economy

Global banks team up to launch carbon offset platform

‘Project Carbon’ aims to support a global marketplace for quality carbon offsets with ‘clear and consistent pricing and standards’ and provide a pathway for clients in their efforts to achieve a net zero goal

British Gas and RAC join forces to install home EV chargers

The companies claim their work will give customers a cheaper way to go electric, using renewable energy at their home overnight when demand is low

Food and drink industry commits to halving food waste and emissions by 2030

The charity behind the commitment claims the agreement will save 2.6m tonnes of food waste between 2025 and 2030 – the equivalent of 6.2bn meals