‘Independence day’ shouldn’t overshadow NHS recovery

The significance to many of the largest relaxation of lockdown rules since March has seen 4th July branded as our ‘Independence Day’. Survey of 250 businesses showed 79% believe the commercial sector should lead post-pandemic

From fossil energy to renewable electricity

This is the second in a series of three articles from clean energy expert Statkraft, titled ‘Future Energy Scenarios – Global Energy Trends’ – make sure you read the first post and stay tuned for more coming soon…

Allianz backs ‘Europe’s largest’ wood office campus with €200m

Five of the seven buildings will be constructed primarily from cross-laminated timber and will meet the highest environmental standards

‘Ports can play a pivotal role in the global decarbonisation challenge’

That’s among the suggestions made in a new report from DNV GL, which predicts decarbonising ports could provide a blueprint for industries and governments around the world

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IEA: ‘Without a major acceleration of innovative clean energy technologies, net zero targets will not be achievable’

Almost 35% of the total CO2 emissions reductions come from technologies, which are at the early stages of development, according to a new report

Sydney’s local authority switches to 100% renewables

A total of 115 buildings, including libraries, office buildings, parks and street lights will be powered by wind and solar power

Toyota develops more environmentally-friendly electronics plating technology

A new plating process is said to generate only a third of the emissions created by traditional ‘dipping’ techniques

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Lucozade Ribena Suntory sets net zero emission target across entire value chain

The drinks giant aims to achieve this by implementing renewable energy solutions, adopting water sustainability initiatives and switching to 100% sustainable plastic packaging

Danone achieves carbon-neutrality for its baby formula plant in Ireland

Danone Wexford in South East Ireland has curbed its emissions with the installation of biomass boiler, the switch to renewable electricity and the improvement of waste management processes

George Washington University pledges to fully divest from fossil fuels by 2025

The university also targets the reversal of all emissions it has produced in its nearly 200-year history