Europe's biggest bank announces intention to halt financing for coal-fired power plants as part of low-carbon drive - but lists Bangladesh, Indonesia and Vietnam as exceptions
HSBC, the biggest bank in Europe, has today announced it will stop financing coal-fired power stations, oil sands and Arctic offshore drilling projects in a move to support the low-carbon economy. Announced...
Illegal production of CFC-11 in China has a climate impact equivalent to 16-20 coal power plants, the Environmental Investigation Agency estimates
Additional High Speed Rail funding will go towards HS2 Woodland Fund to plant new native trees along route between Birmingham and Crewe
Supermarket will roll out paper bags for loose fruit and vegetables in store as part of pledge to cut plastic waste
Government expected to win approval for third runway, but questions over climate impact, environmental safeguards, and Boris Johnson's whereabouts remain