Japan aims to be carbon-neutral by 2050

Japanese Prime Minister promised that the government will be aiming to cut greenhouse gas emissions to zero over the next 30 years. He said that it is possible to achieve carbon-neutrality without jeopardizing the economy.

Sea Ice Will Be Gone in Arctic Summers by 2050

A new analysis of numerous climate models predicts the Arctic Ocean will become ice-free in the summer before the mid-point of this century – a startling forecast that persists even if we cut down atmospheric CO2 emissions.

Microsoft's Plan to Reverse Its Lifetime CO2 Emissions

Microsoft CEO announced recently that not only does the company plan to be carbon negative by 2030, but if it succeeds, the move will effectively cancel out its lifetime CO2 emissions by 2050.

New Zealand Vows to Stop Emitting Carbon by 2050

The country will pursue 100% renewable energy by 2035, overhaul public transportation, invest in electric cars, plant 1 trillion trees, and stop permitting oil and gas exploration.

The benefits of investing in zero-carbon cities

A new report shows low carbon measures in cities could reduce urban emissions by nearly 90 percent and support 87 million jobs worldwide by 2030.

Five EU countries call for 100% renewable energy by 2050

Luxembourg, Austria, Ireland, Lithuanian, Spain and Finland have joined in a call to a 100% renewable energy system, which includes heating, cooling, transport and other drains on power.

Imagining the Smart Cities of 2050

Bringing together mega-economies, green city infrastructure, and e-services that decimate inefficiency, future transportation and web-based urban services will shape how and where we live, on unthinkable dimensions.

'No doubt' temperatures in Arctic will rise 3.5C by 2050, says UN

The research has found that even if the world were to cut emissions in line with the Paris agreement, winter temperatures in the Arctic would rise above 3.5 degrees Celsius by 2050 and 5.9 degrees Celsius by 2080.

Human diet causing 'catastrophic' damage to planet: study

We can no longer feed our population a healthy diet while balancing planetary resources. For the first time in 200,000 years of human history, we are severely out of sync with the planet and Nature.

Spain bans petrol cars, fracking, fossil fuel subsidies

Spain proposes new laws banning petrol vehicles, fracking, scraps fossil fuel subsidies and sets 2050 goal for 100% renewable power.

Feeding 10 billion people by 2050 will mean eating a lot less meat

Unless we make some changes, the environmental impacts of the food system could increase by 50 to 90 percent in the next 20 years and the planet will not be able to support our skyrocketing population.

To Get to a Zero-Carbon World, a Firm Time Line Is Needed

The new report, released late Sunday night by the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change indicates that nations need to collectively bring carbon emissions down to zero within the next 30 years.

Thousands of buildings, zero carbon emissions by 2030 in USA

Mayors from 19 American cities have formed a coalition to push green energy initiatives in their cities and make all buildings net-zero by 2050.

Fujitsu Announces 100% Renewable Energy Target, Joins RE100

Japanese IT giant Fujitsu announced last week that it has committed to sourcing 100% of its needed electricity from renewable energy sources by 2050, coupled with its decision to join the RE100 initiative. 

Renewables Will Make Up Half of the World's Energy by 2050

The analysis is bases on two factors: one, that solar and wind power will get dramatically cheaper over the next few decades, and two, that cheap battery storage will allow more wind and solar plants to be built.