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.

Britain hits a new record going two months coal-free

For the first time in over a hundred years, Britain has gone for a record two months without using coal energy. This new milestone is due in part to the coronavirus pandemic and investment in renewable energy. 

UK pilot project mixes "green" hydrogen with natural gas

A pilot project at Keele University is pumping out a mix of 80 percent natural gas and 20 percent hydrogen made by electrolysis in a shipping container sized unit.

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.

New York, U.S. passes sweeping measure to reduce CO2

Big glass-clad buildings, must stop their polluting ways, New York City lawmakers say. The laws apply to nearly all large buildings, but they will have an outsized impact on commercial construction because they have the highest emissions.

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.