UK Goes Record-Breaking 1,838 Hours Coal-Free Already This Year

The UK has gone a record-breaking 1,838 hours without using coal to generate electricity already this year. The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has highlighted that 2018’s record of 1837.5 coal-free hours has been broken only slightly more than six months of the way through 2019. It …

Businesses Including Uber and Nokia Team Up Against Climate Change

A new business alliance aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions across all sectors and ensure a climate turning point by 2020. The 21 companies forming the Step Up Declaration plan, which includes signatories such as Bloomberg, HP, Lyft, Nokia and Uber, plan to harness the power of emerging technologies and …

Global warming could stave off next ice age for 100,000 years

Global warming is likely to disrupt a natural cycle of ice ages and contribute to delaying the onset of the next big freeze until about 100,000 years from now, scientists said on Wednesday. In the past million years, the world has had about 10 ice ages before swinging back to …