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13 04 2021 | 12:31

Extinction Rebellion sprays Bank of England with ‘oil’ in new wave of protest.

Protesters dressed as ‘Fossil Fools’ splattered the side of the Bank of England. Several people have been arrested as Extinction Rebellion’s ‘Fossil Fool’ protesters sprayed the Bank of England with…

13 04 2021 | 12:23

Climate progress ‘impossible’ unless rich countries meet funding promises to most vulnerable, says UK minister.

Two summits held on Wednesday saw countries debating key climate issues ahead of Cop26. Reining in the climate crisis will be near-impossible unless rich countries meet their funding promises to…

13 04 2021 | 10:41

Climate activists divided over whether Cop26 should still go ahead if online only

Government insists delayed summit will still go ahead, in person. Activists united over the urgent need to address the climate crisis before it is too late are divided over whether Cop26 should go…

13 04 2021 | 10:36

How green is your 'green' energy tariff?

Suppliers accused of misleading consumers by offering renewable deals that are only green on paper. It’s time to switch to a renewable energy tariff. This is the well-meaning advice given to eco-…

13 04 2021 | 10:24

New UK law will stop firms using products linked to illegal deforestation.

Lord Goldsmith said the new rule would ‘tackle deforestation’, but environmental campaigners warned it does not go far enough The UK government is set to introduce a new law to stop businesses from…

13 04 2021 | 09:06

UK Government announces ambitious blueprint to create green jobs and reduce emissions.

An ambitious blueprint announced by the Business and Energy Secretary aims to deliver the world’s first low-carbon industrial sector, with over £1 billion allocated to cut emissions from industry,…

07 04 2021 | 11:55

Once-in-a-century wildfires in the UK could happen ‘most years’ by 2100 due to climate crisis.

In future decades large wildfires could pose similar level of threat to Britain as they currently do in the south of France or parts of Australia, say researchers. Wildfires which ordinarily only…

07 04 2021 | 10:59

UK Government announces £150 million investment for world’s rainforests.

The UK Government has launched a £150 million fund to help protect 2.1 million hectares of rainforest from deforestation. Through the newly launched Mobilising Finance for Forests Programme, the…

07 04 2021 | 09:39

Britain’s ‘brutal’ cuts to overseas aid put African science projects in peril.

Lifesaving research on fighting drought and climate change at risk after snap decision to halt crucial funding. For two years, the Rwandan-born scientist Anita Etale has been leading efforts to…

05 04 2021 | 10:04

UK rules out public subsidy for East African oil pipeline

UK Export Finance will no longer back oil and gas projects overseas, shutting off a potential source of support for a major pipeline across Uganda and Tanzania. The UK has ruled out billions of…

01 04 2021 | 10:09

UK Government announce funding for Women in Innovation scheme on International Women’s Day

Forty female innovators have been backed by the UK Government to drive forward their novel innovations and business ideas to help the UK build back better from the pandemic and meet its climate…

01 04 2021 | 09:49

Road pollution affects 94% of Great Britain, study finds.

Exclusive: Roads make up 1% of the country but the pollution produced may harm wildlife everywhere. Pollution from roads affects virtually every part of Great Britain, with 94% of land having some…

01 04 2021 | 09:40

AI reveals 1,000 'dark discharges' of untreated sewage in England.

Paper says machine learning could prove crucial tool in efforts to improve quality of country’s rivers. Nearly 1,000 “dark discharges” of untreated sewage from two water company treatment plants in…

29 03 2021 | 09:49

UK government to allow new North Sea oil and gas exploration.

Joint investment of up to £16bn tied to industry promise to cut carbon emissions by 50% by end of decade. Ministers will allow oil drillers to keep exploring the North Sea for new reserves, despite…

22 03 2021 | 14:56

US climate envoy John Kerry warns UK government coal has ‘no future’ amid growing concern over Cumbria mine

Mr Kerry warns UK ministers coal is ‘dirtiest fuel in the world’ amid international concern over Cumbrian mine. Coal has “no future”, US climate envoy John Kerry has warned UK ministers amid growing…

22 03 2021 | 14:06

Majority of directors from UK’s top banks ‘have links with big polluters’.

Nearly 80% of directors on the boards of five of the UK’s largest banks have connections to highly polluting industries. Nearly 80 per cent of directors from five of the UK’s top banks have links…

22 03 2021 | 13:28

UK's Cop26 president calls for world to get on track to hit net zero by 2050

Alok Sharma sets out UK’s aims as host of climate talks, including new emissions targets for 2030. The world must be put on a path to reaching net zero by 2050 if the goal of holding global…

22 03 2021 | 09:59

Revealed: why hundreds of thousands of tonnes of recycling are going up in smoke.

Investigation questions eco-friendly claims of incineration industry.

15 03 2021 | 11:08

ICE announces UK Emissions Trading Scheme auctions will launch in May.

ICE has announced the publication of the auction calendar for the UK's new Emissions Trading Scheme, to increase the climate ambition of the nation’s carbon pricing policy. A UK Emissions Trading…

12 03 2021 | 10:31

Cancel all planned coal projects globally to end ‘deadly addiction’, says UN chief.

Call comes at event hosted by UK government, which is under pressure over planned coalmine in Cumbria. All planned coal projects around the world must be cancelled to end the “deadly addiction” to…