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20 01 2021 | 11:58

“A remarkable achievement” - the environmental case for building HS2.

  At the end of December, activists and celebrity supporters relaunched their #RethinkHS2 campaign opposing the UK’s new high-speed line with a rather glossy video voiced by Emma Thompson, featuring…

20 01 2021 | 09:48

'Loophole' will let UK continue to ship plastic waste to poorer countries.

Post-Brexit regulation doesn’t match new EU rules to tackle ocean pollution, despite UK being Europe’s largest plastic waste producer The UK has been accused of failing to honour its promise to curb…

20 01 2021 | 08:19

Air pollution will lead to mass migration, say experts after landmark ruling.

Call for world leaders to act in wake of French extradition case that turned on environmental concerns. Air pollution does not respect national boundaries and environmental degradation will lead to…

15 01 2021 | 10:14

Greta Thunberg attacks Boris Johnson’s ‘so-called green industrial revolution’ over bee-killing pesticide.

Anger also aimed at recent decision not to block new coal mine in Cumbria

12 01 2021 | 08:41

Climate crisis: 2020 was joint hottest year ever recorded.

Global heating continued unabated despite Covid lockdowns, with record Arctic wildfires and Atlantic tropical storms.

11 01 2021 | 14:39

UK Government announces green boost for world’s first net-zero emissions industrial zone.

Six projects across the UK will today receive a share of £8 million in government funding as part of a drive to create the world’s first net zero emissions industrial zone by 2040. Projects across…

11 01 2021 | 14:12

Reactive Technologies: Pinpointing the Inertia of Renewable-Powered Grids.

Accenture investment to expand the U.K. company’s active grid measurement tech for grid operators including National Grid and AEMO. Getting to 100 percent clean energy presents power grid operators…

03 01 2021 | 08:44

Boxing Day sets new record for wind power generation in Britain.

Storm Bella heralds first 24-hour period where turbines supply more than half of country’s electricity. Boxing Day saw yet another record broken for wind power generation in Britain. It was the…

03 01 2021 | 08:27

Alastair Campbell: I couldn’t stop Brexit, but I could do my bit to save the planet.

I needed something to fight for after the People’s Vote campaign collapsed. So I unleashed my inner ecowarrior. Anyone who objects to my incessant posting of tree photos on social media can blame…

27 12 2020 | 07:38

UK oil and gas industry submit revised strategy for net-zero requirements.

The Oil & Gas Authority has submitted a revised strategy to the UK Parliament, featuring a range of new net zero obligations for the UK. The revised Strategy reflects the ongoing global energy…

27 12 2020 | 07:34

Renewable not nuclear power is the future of green energy in the UK.

This week, the UK government began talks with EDF on the construction of a new nuclear power station in Suffolk. The proposed power station is likely to feature in the government’s “10-point plan” to…

27 12 2020 | 07:20

Windfarms in Great Britain break record for clean power generation.

Forty per cent of Friday’s electricity was generated in windfarms thanks to blustery winter weather. Blustery winter weather helped Great Britain’s windfarms set a record for clean power generation…

27 12 2020 | 07:09

Five Climate Change Lessons From 2020.

In early January of this year, fresh off the experience of writing a year-end blog post for 2019, I started a project that I thought would make writing this year's year-end post easier. I created a…

23 12 2020 | 12:12

2020: a truly unimaginable year for biodiversity.

The Guardian’s biodiversity editor looks back on a year that put the state of the planet on the agenda in ways no one could have foreseen. The year 2020 was always destined to be a crucial one for…

20 12 2020 | 07:34

Government will invest £1bn in ‘sucking’ carbon out of industrial plants

Ministers also pledge £1.3bn for electric vehicle charging points, as energy plan unveiled. Boris Johnson’s government is to invest £1bn in carbon capture and storage (CCS) schemes aimed at “sucking…

19 12 2020 | 11:06

Air pollution a cause in girl's death, coroner rules in landmark case.

Coroner says failure to reduce pollution levels to legal limits was factor in death of Ella Kissi-Debrah, who had severe asthma. A coroner has made legal history by ruling that air pollution was a…

19 12 2020 | 10:50

Lloyd's of London steps back from coal in first climate change policy.

LONDON (Reuters) -Lloyd’s of London is scaling back its exposure to coal and oil sands, the commercial insurance market said in its first sustainability report on Wednesday, in a reversal of its…

13 12 2020 | 07:39

UK vows to outdo other economies with 68% emissions cuts by 2030.

Boris Johnson promises to go further and faster by setting target of 68% reduction in annual carbon emissions. The UK will cut greenhouse gas emissions further and faster than any other major…

13 12 2020 | 07:37

Over 70 businesses urge UK PM to set strong climate targets for 2030.

77 businesses including Tesco, BT, Coca-Cola, and Sky are calling on Boris Johnson to announce a substantial emissions reduction commitment. In the run up to the fifth anniversary of the Paris…

13 12 2020 | 07:36

UK urged to follow Denmark in ending North Sea oil and gas exploration.

Britain’s credibility as climate champion rests on bold and urgent action, say campaigners.