Ban Ki-moon: UK businesses must lead climate adaptation efforts to achieve Mission Possible
EXCLUSIVE: Former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has issued a rallying cry to the UK business community to lead efforts to adapt to climate change.
EU announces €9bn in funding for climate action
The European commission has announced funding of €9bn (£8bn) for action on climate change, one of a flurry of measures from governments, businesses and investors aimed at achieving the goals of the 2015 Paris agreement.
Bill Gates and investors inject $1bn into Breakthrough Energy fund
Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has rallied together a team of executives from some of the world's biggest companies in order to pledge a $1bn fund to accelerate the uptake of clean energy technologies.
Microsoft and Facebook unite to accelerate clean energy revolution
Tech giants Microsoft and Facebook have pledged to develop 60GW of renewable energy by 2025, along with companies including Unilever, Kellogg's and IKEA as part of the newly launched Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance (REBA).
Google and Apple among tech giants backing Clean Power Plan
The four largest tech giants Google, Apple, Amazon, and Microsoft have collectively warned that any attempts to block a low-carbon transition in the US would prove 'costly' to both the global economy and human wellbeing.
Bill Gates predicts 'energy miracle' within 15 years
American business magnate and co-founder of Microsoft Bill Gates has called on the world to mobilise efforts to create an 'energy miracle' breakthrough that would revolutionise how we tackle climate change.
An early Christmas present for the green economy...
With that historic global climate deal agreed in Paris over the weekend, I was asked to deliver a speech to sustainability professionals on whether or not COP21 would constitute a 'success' for the green economy. Here's what I said...
Twelve days to save the world
We all know the seriousness of the challenge.
Elon Musk says robust carbon tax would speed global clean energy transition
Elon Musk, the renowned innovator, believes the widespread introduction of a carbon price could halve the time it takes the world to transition to clean energy and make a huge difference to the impact of climate change.
Tackling climate change: Look beyond your operations
As Bill Gates stressed at COP21 this week at the launch of a new multi-billion dollar clean tech R&D initiative, businesses need to play a key role in delivering the low cost zero emission technology that makes tackling climate change possible.
Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg launch renewable energy investment group
Some of the world's most powerful figures including Bill Gates, Mark Zuckerberg and Richard Branson have announced a new collaboration aimed at creating affordable and reliable clean energy for the entire planet.