City of London Corporation set to become a world leader in climate change fight

New plans to make the Square Mile a global leader in the fight against climate change have been agreed today as the City of London Corporation unveiled its radical Climate Action Strategy. The scheme will make the Square Mile net zero carbon-emission by 2040, 10 years earlier than government goals. With a plan founded on science-based targets, the City Corporation’s Climate Action Strategy will invest £68 million fighting climate change over the first six years, creating 800 green jobs. Updated City planning regulations will ensure new developments include carbon reduction…

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Kellogg Grant Expands Illinois Conservation Program Supporting Farmers to Adapt to Climate Change, Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions

As part of Kellogg’s Better Days commitment to support 1 million farmers by the end of 2030, the company is collaborating with The Nature Conservancy (TNC) to expand the Saving Tomorrow’s Agriculture Resources (S.T.A.R.) initiative in Illinois. Thanks to a grant from Kellogg, 50 additional farmers managing more than 31,000 acres of Illinois farmland used S.T.A.R. to limit erosion, improve water quality and reduce greenhouse gas emissions on their farm since 2019. TNC was instrumental in the program as they provided on the ground support to help farmers adopt climate-smart agriculture…

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Latina Moms Come Together For Their Children And Promise To Vote For Climate Change Initiatives, One Of Latinos’ Top Concerns At The Polls

Latina moms from across the country are using their enormous voting power to come together and make a promise to their children to #VoteLikeAMadre, a campaign launched today by a coalition of national organizations that aims to galvanize the power of Latina moms to encourage their community to register and get out to vote on or before November 3rd, prioritizing candidates that support climate action. Climate change is one of the top concerns for Latinos at the polls.  #VoteLikeAMadre kicks off on September 1st and will continue until Election Day. …

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£14 million of National Lottery funding goes to tackle climate change across the UK

The National Lottery Community Fund has announced more than £14 million in grants going to communities across the UK to tackle climate change. These grants are the first to be announced as part of the National Lottery-funded Climate Action Fund, a ten-year £100 million fund that will reduce the carbon footprint of communities and support community led movements that can demonstrate what is possible when people take the lead in tackling climate change. Funding from The National Lottery Community Fund will support these projects to work together, share learning and…

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Ford Expands Climate Change Goals, Sets Target to Become Carbon Neutral By 2050

Ford Motor Company intends to achieve carbon neutrality globally by 2050, while setting interim targets to more urgently address climate change challenges. The company announced that ambition today as it issued its 21st annual Sustainability Report. Ford is the only full line U.S. automaker committed to doing its part to reduce CO2 emissions in line with the Paris Climate Agreement and working with California for stronger vehicle greenhouse gas standards. Carbon neutrality refers to achieving zero carbon emissions by balancing such emissions with carbon removal. To achieve its goal, Ford…

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