Anglian Water and Severn Trent join UNFCCC’s Race to Zero

The water companies have become the first businesses to join the initiative under the Water UK umbrella

albert unveils new carbon calculator to make TV and film emissions a wrap

The new version features a broader range of questions that aim to allow businesses to better assess their own impact against the industry-standard

‘Less than half of businesses with net zero goals have actually set milestones to get there’

South Pole CEO Renat Heuberger spoke to future Net Zero about what he called a ‘chasm between ambition and action’ in the world of corporate climate action

Jacobs hits target to reach net zero across its operations and business travel in 2020

The engineering firm has also successfully transitioned to 100% renewable energy for its operations this year

‘Only 18% of transport firms have plans to keep global warming to 2°C or below by 2050’

A new Transition Pathway Initiative study highlights the aviation sector is performing ‘particularly badly’ in terms of setting goals

New industry initiative aims to halve the price of hydrogen by 2026

The Green Hydrogen Catapult initiative’s founding partners include ACWA Power, CWP Renewables, Envision, Iberdrola, Ørsted, Snam, and Yara

RIIO-2 price control: Energy Networks Association responds

David Smith, CEO of the ENA said: ‘Achieving net zero emissions requires sustained investment, innovation and a supportive and forward-looking regulatory regime’

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Ofgem finalises RIIO-2 price control to get the grid ready for net zero

The funding aims to help establish a ‘stronger, greener and fairer GB energy system’ that will be able to cope with changes such as scaled-up EV adoption and electric boiler use

Nokia and Telefónica work to make 5G systems greener than all existing networks

The firms say 5G is ‘a natively greener technology’ and allows more data bits to be transmitted per kilowatt of energy than any previous type of wireless technology

Climate Action Tracker: ‘Paris Agreement goals are gradually becoming within striking distance’

That’s the suggestion from the Climate Action Tracker group, which notes more than half of global emissions are now covered by large nations with a zero-emission by mid-century goal