From limiting oil and gas exploration, via lab grown meat to End Deforestation project - these are the headlines of 2021.
Costa Rica, Denmark, France, Greenland, Ireland, Sweden, Wales and Quebec are bravely taking the lead in a commitment to stop exploring for and producing oil and gas.
Singapore declares war on all new diesel car and taxi sales from 2025. The ban follows a global trend that has a growing number of countries pledging to ban fossil-fuel car sales in five to 10 years.
The New York pension fund will no longer be invested in fossil fuels. The state announced that it is removing oil and gas stocks from its portfolio, making it the world’s largest pension fund to divest from the fossil fuel industry.
Europe just gained its second and third coal-free countries. Sweden and Austria have both shut their last coal-fired plants in late April, joining Belgium in going coal-free in favor of renewable energy sources.
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.
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.
The UK Government has announced plans to end fossil fuel heating systems in new houses from 2025.
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.
European Union member states and the European Parliament agreed Wednesday to reform the bloc's electricity market, including a call to end coal subsidies by 2025.