Alaska Airlines takes off with boxed water on flights to reduce plastic waste

It has teamed up with Boxed Water to replace plastic bottles with 92% plant-based water cartons, with the move expected to help reduce 7.2m plastic bottles from landfills every year

Retailers slash carbon emissions by half since 2005

This achievement is part of the BRC’s ‘Climate Action Roadmap’, which has led to more than 70 leading retailers pledging to achieve net zero emissions in their supply chain by 2040

China’s emissions in 2019 ‘surpassed those from all developed countries combined’

The country’s share of global emissions rose to 27% during 2019, a new report claims

Climate change brewing disaster for Kenyan tea industry

The UK imports half its tea from Kenya but climate change could mean that more than a quarter of tea farms in the country are destroyed by 2050

Whirlpool Corporation targets net zero emissions by 2030

The company intends to work towards 100% renewable energy usage, including through wind and solar installations and signing virtual power purchase agreements (VPPAs) and PPAs with energy companies

Johnson Matthey commits to net zero goal by 2040

The British multinational chemicals and sustainable technologies company has opened a new battery technology centre near Oxford

New research shows new net zero model brings benefits for hotel sector

Potential reductions in carbon emissions of more than 130 tonnes CO2e and substantial savings of over £112,000 in yearly energy bills could be achieved, says a new report

National Grid adopts power flow tech to free up 1.5GW of new network capacity

The innovative project will help overcome grid constraint bottlenecks by intelligently routing power, allowing use of the existing network to be maximised

LATAM Airlines commits to carbon-neutrality by 2050

It aims to do so by introducing sustainable fuels and new aviation technologies by 2035 and by offsetting 50% of its domestic emissions by 2030

Vinci Energies commits to switching industrial and electrical units to EVs

The company has stated the switch to EVs will reduce its carbon footprint by 44% within four years