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15 05 2021 | 12:27

Plastic bag charge to rise to 10p in England from 21 May.

The charge will be extended to all businesses, previously it only applied to those with 250 employees or more. The single-use carrier bag charge will increase from 5p to 10p and extend to all…

11 05 2021 | 09:56

U.K. Grid Installs New Kit to Stop Green Power Going to Waste.

National Grid Plc is installing new technology on the U.K. network that will remove bottlenecks of renewable power and free up enough power to supply a million homes that would otherwise be wasted.…

07 05 2021 | 09:43

‘Unacceptable loopholes’ could undermine UK pledge to end overseas fossil fuel funding, campaigners say

Exclusive: Government’s policy to end overseas fossil fuel projects is ‘rhetoric over substance’, says Labour The UK’s pledge to end support for fossil fuels overseas is at risk of being undermined…

07 05 2021 | 09:21

UK replaces France as Europe’s second largest electric car market.

About 31,800 battery electric cars were sold in Britain in first three months of 2021. The UK overtook France to become Europe’s second largest electric car market in the first quarter of the year,…

06 05 2021 | 11:43

The COP26 Climate Action Plan: Sign the letter

In 2020, Prime Minister Boris Johnson's UK government took the world-leading decision to put an end to public finance for fossil fuel projects(1) overseas. That same government should now take…

04 05 2021 | 11:13

Revealed: UK solar projects using panels from firms linked to Xinjiang forced labour

Investigation finds up to 40% of UK solar farms were built using panels from leading Chinese companies. Solar projects commissioned by the Ministry of Defence, the government’s Coal Authority,…

03 05 2021 | 08:09

How could the reopening of UK’s pubs lead to significant rise in air pollution?

Pollution created by one outdoor gas heater for five hours a day is almost the same as that from heating an entire home for a day, according to a new report. The reopening of the UK’s pubs and…

27 04 2021 | 10:23

UK enshrines new target in law to slash emissions by 78% by 2035.

  UK government to set in law world’s most ambitious climate change target, cutting emissions by 78% by 2035 compared to 1990 levels for the first time, UK’s sixth Carbon Budget will incorporate…

27 04 2021 | 08:00

Supercomputing leap in weather and climate forecasting.

Met Office and Microsoft join forces to build world’s most powerful weather and climate forecasting supercomputer in UK The Met Office has signed a multimillion-pound agreement with Microsoft for…

18 04 2021 | 07:57

World's wealthiest 'at heart of climate problem'.

The world’s wealthy must radically change their lifestyles to tackle climate change, a report says. It says the world's wealthiest 1% produce double the combined carbon emissions of the poorest 50…

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…