Some good news from the UK, with more strong evidence that businesses are taking steps to reduce greenhouse gas emission.

Barclays Plc shareholders overwhelmingly supported the proposal to cut its net greenhouse gas emissions to zero and voted against a potentially more stringent alternative plan put forward by some of its investors.

At the bank’s annual general meeting on Thursday, 99.93% of shareholders gave their support to the plan to go “net zero” by 2050, the bank said in a statement on Thursday. – Barclays Shareholders Vote to Support U.K. Bank’s Climate Plan