.Sydney NSW, Australia
Legal experts have termed the ruling as significant, as it marked the first time that expert testimony was acknowledged by an Australian court. (Photo credit: Representational image/Unsplash)

  • A group of eight high school students brought a class-action lawsuit against the Australian government
  • Justice Mordy Bromberg accepted expert evidence pertaining to effects of global warming
  • The exact fate of the project is yet to be decided

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
All leading car-manufacturers have announced to launch electric vehicles in near future. (Photo Credit: Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • US officials have announced $5.4 million in grants to build EV chargers at 27 high-traffic locations
  • The new chargers, which will allow motorists to fuel up in 20 to 30 minutes
  • The aim is to normalize EVs, counter range anxiety and create a path to a petroleum-free future

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Google Maps to show more eco-friendly routes

  • The tech company will soon be unveiling up to 100 new updates
  • Google will alert Maps users when a travel route is headed for a low-emission zone
  • Alerts update to launched in Britain, France, Germany in June

.Saudi Arabia
The project comes under the prince's Vision 2030 plan as part of the Saudi Green Initiative. (Photo Credit: AFP File)

  • Saudi aims to reduce its dependence on oil revenues
  • It plans to plant 10 billion trees in addition to another 40 billion with other Arab countries
  • Energy giant Saudi Aramco faces scrutiny from investors over its emissions

.Abu Dhabi - United Arab Emirates
Fossil fuels makeup almost two-thirds of energy consumption in recent years but could be reduced to 10% by 2050. (Photo Credits: Representational Image/Unsplash)

  • To cap the rising temperature, electricity needs to overtake fossil fuels before 2050
  • IRENA says the world will reach its peak gas demand in  next three years
  • The production of renewable electricity needs to increase eight times more 

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Jennifer Granholm may play an important role in fully decarbonizing the US economy by 2050. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@JenGranholm)

  • CERAWeek conference was held virtually
  • Jigar Shah will be heading the energy department's loan programs office
  • $40 billion is available in the department's loan program office

.Washington D.C., DC, USA
Bidisha Bhattacharyya was earlier the director of Climate and Energy Policy at the Centre for American Progress. (Photo Credit: LinkedIn/Bidisha Bhattacharyya)

  • Bidisha Bhattacharyya was appointed as a Senior Policy Advisor in Farm Service Agency
  • She has previously served as a policy adviser at the Capitol Hill, 
  • Bhattacharyya has a master’s degree in public policy from Harvard University

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Coca-Cola was named among the top plastic polluters. (Photo Credit: @CocaCola)

  • 2,000 bottles of 250ml AdeZ will be part of the trial 
  • Coca-Cola's recyclable bottle prototypes will be tested in summer 
  • The eco-frindly bottle is developed by Paboco and Coca‑Cola’s Brussels Research and Development laboratory

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Shell is British-Dutch multinational oil and gas company. (Photo Credits: Representational Image/ Unsplash)

  • Energy companies worldwide are accelerating plans to shift to greener energy
  • The update came one week after Shell posted huge annual losses amid coronavirus pandemic
  • Oil Prices have rebounded sharply  to 13-month high