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President Joe Biden’s proposals would provide a big push toward decarbonisation. Photograph: Shawn Thew/EPA

Why does Mickey Mouse want to destroy civilization? OK, that’s probably not what Disney executives think they’re doing. But the Walt Disney Co, along(...)

To tackle climate change effectively, the world must invest in new technologies, such as renewable energy. File photograph: Getty

This month’s report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change highlighted the urgency of action to halt climate change. Extreme weather, deli(...)

While just over a half of pension savers said they would like to increase their pension savings into companies helping to combat climate change, roughly two-thirds said they would only consider doing so if they are not paying higher fees and charges.

Workers are actively concerned that their pension savings should be invested in a way that respects environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues,(...)

 More than 1,400km of cycling infrastructure was built during the pandemic in Europe alone, and  similar shifts are afoot from Bogotá to Sydney. Photograph: Getty Images

Something odd happened one night last week. For the first time in more than 16 Covid-ridden months I went to a cocktail party. It was a businesswomen’(...)

European Union’s Fit for 55 plan targets emissions in  all sectors of the economy and in international trade.

Brussels will set out plans on Wednesday for the EU to become the world’s first mover on achieving net zero emissions in order to limit global warming(...)

People line up at an ice cream shop in Cheswick, Pennsylvania on June 7th,  in the shadow of the GenOns Cheswick Power Station which still burns coal to produce electricity for the region.  Photograph: Jeff Swensen/Getty Images

Imagine a world in the not-too-distant future where you walk into a shop to buy a bar of chocolate. There are several different bars to choose from an(...)

A majority of consumers have not fully embraced buying green, according to research. Photograph: iStock

As the oat milk brand Oatly spread across the world last year, its chief executive, Toni Petersson, said his product – which boasts lower greenhouse g(...)

Aircraft generally land or take off directly into the headwind, the report said. File photograph.  Photograph: Alan Betson

Closing down a runway at Dublin Airport that is used to deal with problem wind conditions could cost airlines and passengers up to €48 million a year,(...)

Berkshire Hathaway chairman and chief executive Warren Buffett  (left) and vice-chairman Charlie Munger during the virtual Berkshire Hathaway annual shareholders meeting. Photograph: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

Warren Buffett told Berkshire Hathaway shareholders on Saturday that he was surprised by the “red hot” US economic rebound and warned the company was (...)

Many years ago I interviewed a number of leading voice technology experts, and every one referenced Star Trek and 2001: A Space Odyssey as inspirations. Photograph: Getty Images

I’ve been reading and rereading novels of the great writer Ursula K Le Guin over the past year, and they have had me thinking about the difficulty of (...)

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