State of Bavaria on track to pilot hydrogen-powered train

The train will be presented to the public in the spring of 2022, with the first test runs in Bavaria planned for 2023 before it officially enters passenger service in January 2024

Dropbox boxes climate change with updated emissions targets

The cloud storage provider has committed to achieving carbon-neutrality and purchasing 100% renewable energy by 2030

Climate goals become eligibility criteria for Canadian Covid-19 financial support

The Canadian Government has pledged to help the virus hit companies only if they commit to future climate disclosures and environmental sustainability goals

Energy efficiency: New global high-level commission for urgent action

The panel will focus on key policy actions that can be taken by countries across the globe

MIT: China’s climate policy ‘could more than pay for itself’

The study estimates fewer deaths from air pollution could lead to savings of $339bn in 2030 – four times the cost of meeting China’s climate goals.

Ignoring global climate goals ‘could cost fossil fuels firms $1.6tn’

New report warns the gap between the present policy environment and more ambitious Paris climate target poses major risks for investors

MEPs call for higher EU climate goals

Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) are urging the EU to ratchet up its climate goals. In a resolution put to vote this week, ahead of the UN’s COP23 meeting in Bonn next month, they called on the EU to set out a mid-century zero emissions strategy by 2018 in line with the aims of […]