Sir Patrick Vallance says 2050 ‘a long way off’

He is calling for short-term scientific targets to keep the UK on track

Ripple pledges $100m to scale carbon markets using blockchain

The investment is expected to accelerate the removal of carbon and help modernise carbon markets through investments in innovative carbon removal companies and climate-focused fintechs

Packaging firm Smurfit Kappa receives approval for science-based emissions target

The company is targeting a 55% reduction in emissions by 2030, compared to the 2005 baseline and aiming for net zero emissions by 2050