India’s Energy Minister brands net zero targets ‘pie in the sky’

That’s the suggestion from India’s Minister of Power who said developed countries are responsible for ‘much higher per capita emissions’

techUK commits to Race to Zero

The technology trade organisation plans to work with Utility Team to develop its net zero roadmap

New benchmark launched to help ‘world’s biggest’ emitters go net zero

The benchmark has been set up to define the key elements of a ‘net zero aligned’ business strategy and evaluate the actions being taken to get there

Carbon Brief: ‘UK is halfway to meeting 2050 net zero target – but not for long’

Carbon Brief warns despite this success, emissions are likely to rebound this year or next as the economy recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic

Four-in-five people think the UK will miss its 2050 net zero target

In a new survey, 64% of people said the UK must grasp the opportunity to rebuild the economy in a greener way following the COVID-19 pandemic

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REA’s ‘green pathway’ could accelerate net zero and create thousands of jobs in the process

The report has set some key aims and targets to speed-up the net zero push in the coming decades, including more than 50% of electricity generation coming from renewables by the end of 2022

TPI: ‘Only 14% of heavy industry is aligned with Paris Agreement’

New research from the Transition Pathway Initiative reveals that 86% of companies across heavy industry are not set to deliver a limit of 2°C or below by 2050

‘Technology and business model innovation will be vital in the transition to net-zero’

Rubina Singh, Ideation Delivery Lead at British Gas, said diversity is also an essential part of the net zero process

Leeds and London to become ‘global centres of green finance’ with £10m of new investment

The government funding will help set up the UK Centre for Greening Finance and Investment, which is expected to enter operation in April 2021

Europe’s aviation sector sets out plan to become net zero by 2050

The new initiative is led by five major European aviation associations