Google to stop YouTube ads for videos denying climate change

This also follows its changes to Google Maps and booking flights to provide the most fuel-efficient option as a default

EU Commission registers initiative aiming to ban fossil fuel ads and sponsorships

It will have to react on the proposal if organisers of the European Citizens’ Initiative collect one million signatures within a year from at least seven member states

Global advertising giant JCDecaux commits to carbon-neutral French operations by 2021

The outdoor advertising company have pledged to expand energy efficiency measures and source 100% renewable electricity by 2022

The Advertising Association launches industry effort to tackle climate change

It has launched two new groups to drive down emissions across the sector – the Climate Action Steering Group (CASG) and the Climate Action Working Group (CAWG)

Energy firm rapped for “clean coal” advert

US power firm Peabody Energy has been ticked off for running a “misleading” advert which included the phrase “clean coal”. Yesterday the Advertising Standards Agency (ASA) upheld a complaint about the phrase by environmental campaign group WWF. The phrase was used in a long chunk of text in an advert which began, “Let’s Brighten the […]