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After claiming that climate change was fabricated by the Chinese, Donald Trump has announced his intention to renegotiate America’s agreement to the Paris climate accord. Coming from the man who once called global warming a hoax this isn’t much of a surprise, but it is worrying.
A climate deal agreed in Paris to try and limit global temperatures to less than 2 degrees has been heralded as "watershed moment for mankind" and "an exciting opportunity" for business.
Despite Friday’s horrific attacks, Obama and other world leaders will attend talks in France, as Republicans in Congress continue to fight Obama’s climate plan.
Bidvest Foodservice and a 'green alliance’ made up of food industry giants, Unilever, Premier Foods, Delifrance UK, Vegware, and Jacobs Douwe Egberts have today launched plate2planet, a 'one-stop-shop’ digital platform that aims to address the growing demand in the food sector for useful and practical information about sustainability.
Construction of a £1.5 billion wind farm off the Suffolk coast is to go ahead in November with the creation of nearly 800 jobs, after three new partners were found to back the project.
UN climate chief, Christiana Figueres, confirmed today that a climate deal to be delivered in Paris, later this year, will not include a global carbon price.
The solar industry is putting forward an emergency rescue plan for British solar which will cost just £1 on bills in 2019 as an alternative to the Government’s proposed cuts to the Feed-in Tariff for the technology.
Consumer product giant Procter & Gamble has announced plans to meet its electricity demands by using 100 per cent wind power to make iconic fabric and home care brands, such as Tide and Dawn.
The Scottish Government has confirmed that retailers across Scotland have witnessed a massive reduction in the number of single use carrier bags handed out since the five pence charge came into effect a year ago.
The European Union is set to overachieve on its 2020 target for reducing greenhouse emissions by 20%, according to a report published today by the European Environment Agency (EEA).
Hundreds more jobs will be lost at solar power companies if planned changes to government policy come into force in the new year, 25 small businesses have told the Guardian.
Developers of the shelved Navitus Bay windfarm have confirmed they will not challenge the decision by Energy Ministers to reject planning permission for the £3.5 billion project.
France has launched an unprecedented diplomatic drive to shepherd nations big and small towards a major climate change deal, ahead of a Paris summit next month that is the next major make-or-break moment for the movement against global warming.
One of Britain’s leading solar entrepreneurs is set to announce that his business has gone into liquidation, in the third high-profile casualty for the sector this month.