The Norwegian government proposes spending 3.6 billion Norwegian crowns ($369 million) on investments to make its economy greener as it gradually emerges from coronavirus lockdowns, the government said on Friday.
As coronavirus lockdowns disrupt food supply chains and shuttered restaurants curb demand for some of their produce, Belgium's farmers are grappling with another crisis - drought.
A majority of French oil major Total's shareholders have rejected a resolution by a group of investors aimed at changing the company's statutes to do more to meet its obligations under the 2015 Paris climate accord.
China intends to impose restrictions on expansion of solar equipment production to tackle overcapacity in the industry in the face of falling domestic installations, a draft plan issued by the country's industrial ministry showed on Friday.
Two lions attacked a woman worker at an Australian zoo on Friday as she was cleaning their enclosure, inflicting critical wounds on her head and neck, officials said.
China has excluded "clean coal" from a list of projects eligible for green bonds, according to long-awaited new draft guidelines published by the central bank on Friday.
Oil prices edged lower on Friday after U.S.inventory data showed lackluster fuel demand in the world's largest oil consumer while worsening U.S.-China tensions weighed on global financial markets.
Australia's greenhouse gas emissions fell just 0.9% in 2019 as increasing emissions from liquefied natural gas (LNG) export plants largely offset declines in the power and farm sectors, government data showed on Friday.
The coronavirus pandemic has prompted the United Nations to delay until late 2021 a crucial climate summit that had been scheduled for Britain this year, officials said on Thursday.