UK delivers fastest global rate of decarbonisation

The UK’s move towards renewable energy generation has helped drive a faster rate of decarbonisation over the last decade than anywhere else in the world. 

Netherlands: Court orders bigger cuts in carbon emissions

The highest court in the Netherlands has upheld a ruling requiring the government to slash greenhouse gas emissions by at least 25% of 1990 levels by the end of next year.

Coal may be in decline at last

This year looks set to see the largest fall in electricity production from coal on record, according to a new report. The record drop raises the prospect of a slowing of global CO2 emissions growth in 2019.

UK renewables out-generate fossil fuels for an entire quarter

Renewables produced 29.5 TeraWatt-hours in July, August, and September, while fossil fuels only produced 29.1 TW-hr and that less than 1% of the UK's electricity came from coal during the quarter.

UK plans to end of fossil fuel heating systems in new houses

The UK Government has announced plans to end fossil fuel heating systems in new houses from 2025.

New Mexico, U.S. to pledge 100% carbon-free energy by 2045

New Mexico is the most coal-heavy U.S. state and yet it is going to commit to its energy mix be renewable by 2030 and 80 percent of the energy mix be renewable by 2040.

18 Countries Show Decrease in CO2 from Fossil Fuels Over 10 Years

Eighteen countries, including the United States, Great Britain and several European Union members, have seen a decline in their carbon emissions from fossil fuels for at least a decade, a new analysis found.

Chicago Latest U.S. City to Announce 100 Percent Zero-Carbon Goal

Chicago’s mayor announced the “Windy City” will make the transition to 100% clean, renewable energy in buildings community-wide by 2035.

Germany should phase out coal use by 2038

Germany should stop using coal for electricity production by 2038, a government-appointed commission said Saturday, laying out an 80-billion euro roadmap to phase out the polluting fuel.

A zero-carbon economy is within reach

While a zero-carbon economy is undoubtedly technically feasible and easily affordable, it will not be achieved without strong public policies and forward-looking business strategies.

Bristol, England, aims for carbon neutrality by 2030

Bristol has certainly pioneered a name for itself as a center for all things green. Now Bristol's city council has declared a climate emergency and promised to target complete carbon neutrality for the city by 2030.

Five radical steps we can take to fight climate change

Make every building Passivhaus, need less, keep it simple, buy less, electrify everything. But ultimately we have to collectively change our thinking and lifestyle.

Denmark to ban fossil-fueled cars by 2030

Denmark will ban gas and diesel cars by 2030 - ten years earlier than the UK, and it will aim instead to get 1 million electric or hybrid cars on the roads by then.

Major Forum launched to encourage fossil fuel divestment

As major cities around the world make pledges to abandon fossil fuels, C40 Cities, have launched the C40 Divest/Invest Forum, a first-of-its-kind initiative to help urban leaders to accelerate green investment.

The ridesharing company vows to make itself 100% carbon neutral

Lyft has promised to achieve complete carbon neutrality, not just its rides, and will strive to use 100 percent renewable energy.