Statoil is aiming to reduce its annual CO2 emissions by 3million tonnes by 2030.
Physical stocks of cobalt are being bought up after a surge of interest in the future of electrical cars, according to market reports.
Greenhouse gas emissions fell 3.8% in 2015 as a result of falling use of coal for power stations, the latest official figures show.
The European Union has opened legal action against seven nations including Germany and the UK for failing to police emissions cheating by carmakers in the wake of the VW scandal.
Volkswagen has announced plans to cut 30,000 jobs worldwide by 2021.
The Oil and Gas Climate Iniiative (OCGI) said it will invest $1billion over the next decade to develop and accelerate commercial deployment of innovative low emissions technologies.
European ministers are meeting to push ahead with ratifying the world’s first comprehensive climate treaty - a move which will see the deal come into force.
As many as six out of 10 people would be prepared to fly less in the next year to help tackle climate change, a survey suggests.
Nicola Sturgeon has said she may have to consider “controversial” measures to cut Scotland’s greenhouse gases.
The bus division of Aberdeen-based transport giant FirstGroup has won an award for its efforts to reduce emissions from its fleet, which include the development of a "poo-powered" vehicle.
Progress on cutting greenhouse gas emissions from homes, transport and industry has stalled, the Government’s climate advisers have warned.
Norway's sovereign wealth fund has filed a complain against Volkswagen as part of a joint legal action following the carmaker's emissions scandal.
Brexit could make it harder for the European Union to meet its climate targets, carbon pollution figures show.
All new cars registered in Germany need to be emissions free by 2030 at the latest to help meet pollution reduction goals, a senior government official said.
European Union carbon allowances declined at the fastest pace since June 1 amid skepticism that the region will adopt a proposal by France to include a minimum price in almost-daily auctions of the contracts.
Volkswagen is expected to reveal the company’s progress on a fix to make nearly 600,000 diesel cars comply with clean air laws.
Scrappage schemes for diesel cars and boilers, and allowing only the cleanest buses to drive on key polluted roads are among measures proposed by experts to cut pollution and help people live longer.
The Japanese government said it plans to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions by 80% by 2050 from its current levels.
Pulling the plug without warning on a £1 billion competition for technology to cut climate emissions from power stations has damaged investment in the UK, MPs have warned. Scrapping the scheme to develop “carbon capture and storage” technology, which captures and stores permanently underground up to 90% of carbon dioxide from fossil fuel plants, will also make it more expensive for the UK to tackle climate change.
Government advisers have repeated calls for a 57% cut in UK greenhouse gases by 2030 in the wake of a new global climate deal. The Committee on Climate Change said its advice on cutting emissions for the period 2028-2032 was the “minimum level of UK ambition necessary” in light of the Paris Agreement - the global deal to avoid dangerous climate change agreed late last year.
The Church of England should “put aside the Greenpeace manuals” and invest in fossil fuels, a Tory MP has said. Climate change sceptic David TC Davies (Monmouth) told Church commissioners to look at the Bible’s Parable of the Talents, which is about making wise investments.
Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon will attend the COP21 UN global climate change summit in Paris, the Scottish Government has confirmed.
US president Barack Obama has said the emerging global climate agreement must have transparency provisions and periodic reviews of carbon-cutting targets that are legally binding.
This year is very likely to be the hottest year on record worldwide, the World Meteorological Organisation has said.
Volkswagen said it has cut £701million from its investment plan for the next year following on from the emissions scandal it has been embroiled in. The company said it would cap spending on property, plant and equipment at around $12.8billion, which is around 8% less than its previous estimate.