Low-methane meat has finally arrived

World / Science & Health Jul 15, 2020

Low-methane meat has finally arrived

Low-methane meat is a thing now. Earlier this week, fast-food chain Burger King unveiled a climate-friendly burger it plans to offer in some U.S. locations. The limited-supply meat comes from cows that are fed lemongrass to reduce the atmospheric impact of their methane-laden belches. It’s ...

EU planning carbon border measures 'as soon as possible'

Business Feb 28, 2020

EU planning carbon border measures 'as soon as possible'

The European Union will propose carbon border measures as soon as possible to protect its industries from competitors in countries with less stringent climate policies, the bloc's industry chief said on Thursday. The European Commission, the bloc's executive, is planning to propose a carbon border ...

Investors urge Japan to strengthen climate targets ahead of U.N. summit

Business Feb 18, 2020

Investors urge Japan to strengthen climate targets ahead of U.N. summit

Investors managing $37 trillion in assets urged Japan to slash the country's carbon emissions, saying Monday that a strong signal from Tokyo could help galvanize international climate action ahead of a U.N. summit in Glasgow in November. Institutional investors, traditionally wary of singling out governments ...