Global CO2 emissions declined by 5.8% in 2020, or almost 2 Gt CO2 – the largest ever decline and almost five times greater than the 2009 decline that followed the global financial crisis.
A jump in coal-fired power helped drive the increase, according to a report from the Rhodium Group.
British satellite scale-up Satellite Vu, founded in 2016, has successfully raised £15 million ($20.7 million), as it looks to ramp up its plans to launch seven thermal and infrared imaging satellites into space that will be able to provide real-time data on how green every building on the planet is.
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Pushed by climate change and demographic transition and pulled by urbanization and technology, human migration is set to accelerate and become the defining trend of our near-term future and beyond.
Last month, Airbus announced plans for the world’s first zero-emission commercial aircraft models that run on hydrogen and said they could be flying by 2035. Boeing, meanwhile, has done several tests of hydrogen-powered aircraft — both manned and unmanned.
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania-based freight train manufacturer Wabtec unveiled its first battery-electric locomotive on September 10. The company said it could help significantly reduce carbon emissions in the future.
In a historic hearing on Thursday, House Oversight Committee Chair Carolyn Maloney (D-New York) announced her plan to subpoena documents from oil and gas companies to discern their role in spreading climate denial and disinformation.
"As climate chaos continues to threaten Americans—endangering livelihoods and putting our future at risk—the role of big financial institutions in accelerating this crisis must be addressed."
The Biden administration is preparing to auction off more than 80 million acres of the Gulf of Mexico to oil and gas drilling companies less than a week after the United Nations COP26 climate conference in Glasgow, Scotland, where global negotiations over plans to reduce fossil fuel emissions faced an official deadline on Friday.
Last-minute hitch on coal almost reduced Alok Sharma to tears as Glasgow climate pact made imperfect progress
A team of students from the Netherlands are due to complete an 1,800-mile (3,000km) road trip across western Europe in a solar-powered camper van that they designed and built themselves.
The world is poised to make a big leap forward at the UN Cop26 climate summit, with world leaders “sharpening their pencils” to make fresh commitments that could put the goals of the 2015 Paris agreement within reach, John Kerry has said.
"This is the time to unite together to build the healthy and just future we know is possible for each other and the Earth."
To force fossil fuel companies to cover the costs of unnatural disasters, more than 20 municipalities are suing them over decades of deception.
More than any other legislation in US history it will transform our energy system away from fossil fuels and into sustainable energy
Solar panels are key to Biden's energy plan. But the global supply chain may rely on forced labor from China
China's Xinjiang region has evolved over the past two decades into a major production hub for many of the companies that supply the world with parts needed to build solar panels.