Royal Bank of Scotland Group Plc said it will cut the net greenhouse-gas emissions of its operations to zero this year and will be “climate positive” by 2025 when the company will capture more carbon than it emits.The Edinburgh-based bank, which announced the plans alongside its annual results on Friday, also said it will reduce the impact on climate change of its financing activity, which can include lending and underwriting, by at least half by 2030. It also pledged to double its funding and f
The EU Ombudsman announced on Thursday (13 February) it has opened an inquiry into the European Commission’s catalogue of priority energy projects, after green activists lodged a complaint about the inclusion of new gas infrastructure on the list.
So many factories in China — including the ones that make iPhones and GM cars — have shut down due to the coronavirus outbreak that global demand for oil has tanked for the first time since the financial crisis of 2008.
Last month was the hottest January on record, surpassing a previous high recorded in 2016, the US climate service said Thursday (13 February).
More than 20 of Europe’s airports could be underwater by the end of the century if current climate trends continue.
To effectively measure SLR, scientists need both long- and short-term data, points out Roxi Mathew Koll, climate scientist at the Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune.
Spain’s socialist PM Pedro Sánchez will meet with Pablo Casado, leader of the conservative Partido Popular (PP), on Monday (17 February) in a climate of mutual mistrust due to their strong differences on several key aspects of Spanish politics, in particular with regard to the crisis with Catalonia’s separatist parties, EURACTIV’s partner EFE reported.
In a bid to encourage startup companies in the cleantech space, fifteen companies addressing climate change and energy access were awarded by the Government of India, BIRAC, Tata Trusts, Tata Power and Social Alpha.
New Delhi: Global warming could be reducing the lifespan of cold-blooded species such as reptiles and amphibians.
The study set out to explore the long-held “rate of living” theory which holds that the faster the metabolic rate of a creature, the shorter its lifespan.