After a marathon session and months of deal making and debate, the United States Senate passed the historic ‘Inflation Reduction Act’ – a sprawling bill aimed to bring down costs of medicines and energy – including a huge $369bn for climate change initiatives. This is the largest such direct investment […]
The US Congress has passed the much anticipated infrastructure bill after months of political wrangling in Washington DC. The details of the bill our now being dissected, with significant investments in physical infrastructure, including green tech. Over US$110 billion will go to climate change focused infrastructure spending. According the sources, […]
The global cement industry is responsible for about 8% of global emissions and that’s a big problem. While the world needs cement to grow economies, the industry is a key part of the net zero future. Now the cement industry has ledged to cut their greenhouse gas emissions by up […]
A French court has ordered the state to honour its commitments on climate change, environmental organisations bringing the case said on Thursday. France is one of several countries where environmental activists are using the judicial system to force their governments to take faster action against global warming.
A coalition of political parties working to form a government in Germany has committed to end coal in the country by 2030, nearly a decade earlier than previously expected. The leaders of the Social Democrats, Greens and the liberal Free Democrats said their parties would now enter formal coalition negotiations […]
The government of New South Wales, Australia’s most populated State, will fund A$3 billion ($US2.3B) in green hydrogen grants. The State is looking to attract between A$80 and A$50 billion in hydrogen development infrastructure as it accelerates its shift to zero emissions. The announcement was made with FFI Chairman Andrew […]
A powerful Democratic Senator is holding key US Climate policy to ransom. West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin III is demanding a key provision in the next infrastructure spending bill be stripped. The Biden Administration had placed a key provision in the bill to rapidly replace America’s coal- and gas-fired power […]
The British government will roll out investment in Rolls-Royce mini nuclear reactors in the coming years, to help meet ambitious climate goals. A consortium of investors has backed a Rolls-Royce fund for the mini reactor project, that will be matched by the UK taxpayer. So far Rolls-Royce had raised £210m […]