Swiss voters back new climate bill

This will see the country lower its imports of oil and gas and shift its focus to renewable energy

Women take Swiss government to court over climate change

They claim climate inaction is threatening their human rights

Norway and Switzerland to explore carbon capture, storage and removal

It is part of their efforts to reduce and remove greenhouse gas emissions, with plans to explore cross-border market development for CCS and CDR

Varo Energy commits to net zero by 2040

The downstream energy firm is looking to invest heavily into ‘sustainable energies’

Zurich Insurance commits to net zero by 2030

It has brought the target forward from 2050

Credit Suisse to halve fossil fuel financing by 2030

This follows a 41% reduction in investments last year

New net zero lab launched for carbon-neutral aluminium manufacturing

Work will focus on identifying and implementing innovative solutions to neutralise the carbon footprint of Novelis’ manufacturing operations at its Sierre plant, with the objective of enabling net zero production at the facility by 2030

New joint venture to develop hydrogen refuelling network in EU countries

Phillips 66 and H2 Energy Europe have committed to develop up to 250 retail stations for hydrogen refuelling across Austria, Denmark and Germany by 2026

Siemens pledges €63m to make Smart Infrastructure HQ carbon-neutral by 2023

It is planning a ‘comprehensive renovation’ of an existing building, which will start in May 2021 for a period of two years

Fukushima – 10 years on…

Today marks the ten year anniversary of the Fukushima disaster that rocked the world – what happened, what were its impacts and how does the future look?