ABB to Power South Korea’s First Domestic Zero-Emissions Ferry

The new ferry represents the first commitment by South Korean authorities to a plan which will see 140 state-owned conventionally powered vessels replaced with those operating on cleaner alternatives by 2030, in line with environmental legislation. Sustainable transportation, including marine vessels, will play an important role in South Korea’s plan …

Building Trust: Here’s What You Need to Know About the Davos Agenda 2021

Over the past year, the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic has devastated lives and livelihoods across the globe, laying bare structural inequities – and making clear the urgency of more fairly rebuilding the world’s social and economic systems in the wake of the crisis. Now, with the first vaccine doses being administered …

How to Turn Industrial Carbon Emissions Into Building Materials

When Sophia Hamblin Wang flew to Davos, Switzerland, in January 2020, swathes of her home country, Australia, was on fire. “So many of my communities were affected in profound ways. We could feel the impact on a day-to-day basis for a period of three months. “I can’t begin to tell …

BP to Cut Oil Production 40% by 2030, and Invest Billions Into Green Energy

bp today introduces a new strategy that will reshape its business as it pivots from being an international oil company focused on producing resources to an integrated energy company focused on delivering solutions for customers. Within 10 years, bp aims to have increased its annual low carbon investment 10-fold to …

Offshore Windfarms ‘Can Provide More Electricity Than the World Needs’

Erecting wind turbines on the world’s best offshore sites could provide more than enough clean energy to meet global electricity demand, according to a report. A detailed study of the world’s coastlines has found that offshore windfarms alone could provide more electricity than the world needs – even if they …

Call for 1m People to Join UK’s Biggest Mass Tree-Planting Campaign

Volunteers are being urged to do their bit to stop the climate emergency by grabbing a spade and signing up for the biggest mass tree-planting campaign in the UK’s history. Plots in suitable sites around the country are being prepared for 30 November, when the Big Climate Fightback campaign will …

Scotland Draft Climate Change Bill Sets 90%-by-2050 Emission Reduction Target

New targets will set Scotland on course to become one of the first countries in the world to achieve a 100% reduction in carbon emissions, the Scottish government has claimed, although it has stopped short of committing to becoming carbon-neutral by 2050. The draft climate change bill, published on Thursday …