Chinese car industry ‘not on track for net zero’

That’s the view from a new report by Greenpeace, claiming more ambitious targets are needed

Glasgow Climate Pack stirs reactions across the world

A compromise, a death-knell for coal power or a big failure to phase out fossil fuels – what leaders and industry think about the COP26 agreement?

‘UK banks responsible for 805m tonnes of emissions in 2019’

A new report claims that banks and investors have financed close to double the carbon emissions of the whole UK

UK ‘dumped 210k tonnes of plastic waste in Turkey last year’

More than half of the UK’s claimed ‘recycled’ plastic waste is allegedly sent overseas

Expert team appointed to advise Citizens Assembly UK on climate change

They will advise the 110 people who will meet for the first time at the end of January to consider how the UK’s 2050 net zero goal can be reached

Don’t invest in Brazilian meat, urge environmental groups

An open letter from 38 international organisations warns investors to think twice before buying shares in two Brazilian meat producers because of the risk of deforestation

Sainsbury’s pledges to halve plastic packaging by 2025

The supermarket uses almost 120,000 tonnes of plastic packaging every year

Greenpeace activists climb back on board BP oil rig

After police removed two protestors who had spent 70 hours blocking the rig from leaving Cromarty Firth, two more have replaced them

Greenpeace BP protest
Greenpeace activists shut down BP offices ahead of AGM

Climate campaigners have locked themselves in heavy containers placed to block all entrances to the energy giant’s headquarters

Third runway at Heathrow Airport cleared for take-off

MPs voted in favour of the controversial expansion plans