Canada tables plan to legislate net zero emissions by 2050

The bill would require current and future governments to set five-year interim emissions reduction targets for the next 30 years

Centrica supports government bringing forward petrol and diesel ban to 2030 to encourage EV uptake

Amanda Stretton, Centrica Sustainable Transport Editor, said: ‘EVs remain more expensive than petrol and diesel equivalents, so we are pleased to see further initiatives from the government in order to make the transition more affordable for all’

More than half of UK councils have set a net zero goal for 2030 or sooner

A new study suggests local ambition is driving many of the country’s councils to set decarbonisation goals more than 20 years earlier than national targets require

More than £50 million available for flexibility in biggest-ever tender

The funding package is to cover more than 130 sites in the organisation’s largest-ever open tender

World’s largest gold miner unveils goal of becoming net zero carbon by 2050

Newmont Corporation plans to examine the use of renewable energy projects and microgrid technologies and support carbon offsets

Walworth Road bus garage goes electric

UK Power Networks has completed work at the Walworth site for Abellio London to enable new electric buses to charge overnight

Sutton Housing Partnership enlists ENGIE for net zero carbon retrofit pilot

Leading energy and services specialist, ENGIE, has been appointed by Sutton Housing Partnership (SHP), in London to design, build and deliver a programme which will transform existing properties across the borough into low maintenance, net zero carbon homes

EIB backs energy efficiency of Spanish office buildings with €28m loan

The carbon emissions savings covered by the funds are forecast to be equivalent to the emissions produced by 124 households a year

The Volvo Group commits to the Science Based Targets initiative

The manufacturing company will publish targets during 2021 to speed up further decarbonisation of its operations

Malaysian oil and gas giant PETRONAS targets net zero emissions by 2050

The company will invest in renewable energy solutions and deploy green technologies to its operations