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Reuters › 5 days ago
Investors cheered Spanish group Repsol's pledge to slash net carbon emissions to zero by mid-century, saying they hope it will pile pressure on rival oil and gas companies to follow suit in the fight against climate change.
Reuters › 1 week ago
Italy's government has decided to backtrack on a contested tax on plastic in its 2020 budget in the face of protests from producers in a region where the ruling parties face a key local election in January.
Reuters › 1 week ago
Britain's six biggest retail energy suppliers, known as the Big Six, are about to become five with the restructuring of Npower by its German owner E.ON .
Reuters › 1 week ago
French banks and insurers need to cut their exposure to the coal industry, French central bank governor Francois Villeroy de Galhau said in a newspaper interview published on Friday.
Reuters › 1 week ago
The European Central Bank should not be at the forefront of fighting climate change but must deal with its effects, such as lower demand for some cars, ECB board member Benoit Coeure said on Thursday.
Reuters › 1 week ago
European investors managing assets worth more than 1 trillion pounds ($1.28 trillion) are pressing top auditors to take urgent action on climate-related risks, warning that failure to do so could do more damage than the financial crisis.
Reuters › 1 week ago
European Union lawmakers declared a "climate emergency" on Thursday in a symbolic vote that heightens pressure for action against global warming at an upcoming summit.
Reuters › 1 week ago
The next time you wash your dishes, you could find yourself up to your elbows in soap suds spiked with leftover alcohol, if the world's largest brewer and a environmentally friendly detergent firm have their way.
Reuters › 1 week ago
IKEA, the world's biggest furniture group, said on Wednesday it would spend around 100 million euros ($110 million) on supporting its direct suppliers in moving over to renewable energy.
Reuters › 2 weeks ago
MSCI published the environmental, social and governance (ESG) ratings of more than 2,800 companies on Monday, giving all asset managers more detail to make their investment decisions.
Reuters › 2 weeks ago
Britain's main opposition Labour Party has promised to hand more than three million women compensation for the loss of years of state pension payments when their retirement age was raised if it wins power at a Dec. 12 election.
Reuters › 2 weeks ago
The Trump administration will miss its target of holding the first-ever oil drilling lease sale in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge this year due to delays in the environmental review process, Interior Secretary David Bernhardt told Reuters.
Reuters › 2 weeks ago
British asset manager Schroders said on Wednesday it would fully integrate environmental, social and governance analysis across all of its fund assets by the end of 2020.
Reuters › 2 weeks ago
The world's major fossil fuel producers are set to bust global environmental goals with excessive coal, oil and gas extraction in the next decade, the United Nations and research groups said on Wednesday in the latest warning over climate crisis.
Reuters › 2 weeks ago
Carbon offsetting, already a multi-billion dollar industry, will get a major boost from the launch of an international scheme to offset aviation emissions, called CORSIA, in 2021.
Reuters › 2 weeks ago
Chinese power generation group SDIC is pressing ahead with plans to launch an offering of global depositary receipts (GDRs) in London under a link with the Shanghai exchange, defying a dismal season for stock listings in Europe.
Reuters › 3 weeks ago
An Airbus-backed air racing tournament unveiled an electric-powered sports aircraft on Sunday, billed as the world's first, as the European planemaker seeks to boost its green aerospace technology.
Reuters › 3 weeks ago
The German lower house of parliament approved on Friday a major climate protection package which aims to ensure Germany will meet its 2030 target for reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
Reuters › 0 month ago
Qantas Airways Ltd on Monday pledged to slash its carbon emissions to net zero by 2050, joining British Airways owner IAG as the industry's response to climate change activists gathers momentum.
Reuters › 1 month ago
In their deliberations on monetary policy, Federal Reserve policymakers need to consider many factors, but up to now, climate change has not been one of them.
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