UK Transport Minister Norman Baker yesterday announced a £113 million injection of funds for 30 local low-carbon transport schemes.
Goldman Sachs is planning a $40 billion investment over the next decade into renewable energy projects, according to media reports.
Japanese carmaker Toyota announced this week that sales of its hybrid vehicles have topped 4 million worldwide.
FedEx Express, part of the FedEx logistics group, is making significant progress towards improving the fuel efficiency of its fleet by 20%.
The UK government is launching a new initiative to drive low-carbon procurement that could be worth some £1 billion of spending.
Local authorities in the UK should have a duty to develop and implement low-carbon plans as part of the country’s emissions reduction commitments, according to the Committee on Climate Change.