Bank of Finland commits to carbon-neutral investments by 2050

The central bank of Finland has pledged to channel cash flows to low carbon investments

‘COP26 will only be a success if there is no new coal’

Six countries make up 80% of the world’s remaining coal pipeline and a new report claims November’s conference will be a failure if it does not lead to them rejecting it

No more carbon drama for Guildhall!

The City of London has appointed Vital Energy to deploy measures that could guarantee CO2 savings of more than 1,000 tonnes a year

‘Hydrogen not as green as people think’

A new report claims hydrogen is not the answer to tackling climate change and urges the world to steer focus to electrification

COP26 President pushes the button for end of Yorkshire coal

The two chimneys and boiler house at SSE’s Ferrybridge coal power station in Yorkshire have been demolished

Government launches greenwashing crackdown

Under the new rules, available ‘green’ tariffs will be reviewed to explore the extent of greenwashing in the retail energy sector

Britain hits 34-day coal-burning streak

The grid’s carbon intensity so far in 2021 is already higher than in 2020, marking the first year-on-year increase of this kind since 2012

Scottish Widows ‘reboots’ £250m Environmental Fund to exclude all fossil fuels

It will not invest in companies that are involved in the extraction, production, supply and transportation of fossil fuels or those that generate power from or own reserves of fossil fuels

Air Liquide, Borealis, Esso, TotalEnergies and Yara collaborate to help decarbonise the industrial basin of Normandy

The firms have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to explore the development of CO2 infrastructure, including capture and storage, in France

Oil and gas sector ‘to prevent the world from limiting rising temperatures to 1.5°C’

None of the 100 companies investigated in a new report have committed to ending oil and gas exploration, despite the fact that they are arguably the largest contributors to the global climate emergency