#European Union

The benchmarks countries must hit to reach net-zero emissions

More than 100 countries have pledged to get to net-zero emissions in the next 30 years

LEBANON-BLAST

Global powers pledge $298m to Lebanon after blast

Outrage over the August 4 explosion is running high in Lebanon, with protesters taking to the streets to demand regime change

Aramco joins Exxon, BP, Shell in starting to curb own emissions

Members of the Oil & Gas Climate Initiative pledged to reduce the carbon intensity of their operations to between 20 and 21 kilograms of carbon dioxide per barrel of crude equivalent by 2025

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Google paying billions to Apple to remain default search engine in Safari

Google reportedly pays approximately $1.5bn every year to Apple to remain as its default search engine in mobile Safari in the UK alone