Shutting down nuclear plants risks ‘greatest loss of clean power in history’

In a new letter to world leaders, a group of industry associations stresses without nuclear, progress on decarbonisation will ‘backslide’ and the carbon intensity of energy generation will begin to rise

UK Power Networks works with Carbon Trust to set science-based targets

The company is on course to achieve Net Zero for all its directly-controllable carbon emissions by 2028

PGIM Real Estate commits to achieving net zero by 2050

It has pledged to halve its emissions by 2030, as well as set a roadmap to net zero and expand its ESG strategy

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

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

‘Fitting cargo ships with sails could cut emissions by 40%’

A new report suggests that if action is not taken, shipping could account for as much as 20% of global emissions by 2050

San Diego Gas & Electric aims to reach net zero by 2045

It covers all Scope 1, 2 and 3 emissions, which means the company would eliminate not only its own direct emissions but also those generated by customers

Chemicals company Chemours targets net zero emissions by 2050

In the short term, the company aims to achieve a 60% absolute reduction in greenhouse gas emissions across its operations by 2030

Mars launches coalition to drive industry-wide climate action through supply chains

The coalition has been launched in partnership with sustainability consultancy Guidehouse to provide suppliers with the knowledge, resources and tools to develop their own climate plans to reduce their impact on the planet