UK to host Global Summit on Climate and Development this month

Countries that are most vulnerable to the impacts of climate change will be the focus of the Summit later this month

China ‘installed half of new global offshore wind capacity in 2020’

The UK remains in the top spot globally for total offshore wind capacity, a new report finds

Industry responds to Chancellor’s new Budget

Rishi Sunak has opened his red box – but what does the energy industry think?

Budget 2021: ‘New infrastructure bank to drive at least £40bn of green investment’

Chancellor of the Exchequer Rishi Sunak said ‘a real commitment to green growth’ is needed to build a strong, fair and resilient future economy

Are green savings bonds the hidden gems in Rishi’s red Budget box?

Government-backed green bonds will reportedly allow savers to fund projects that are in line with the ‘build back better’ campaign

IEA: Global CO2 emissions rising again after ‘unprecedented’ fall in 2020

In December 2020, global emissions were 2% higher than they were in the same month a year earlier, new report finds

Plans for ‘England’s first’ poo-powered heating scheme unveiled

More than 2,000 homes in Kingston could soon be heated using sewage

Thames Water fined £2.3m for raw sewage pollution

More than 1,100 fish died after untreated sewage was released into a local stream in 2016

UK low carbon electricity hit record highs in 2020

Fossil fuel production fell to an all-time low of 42%

Belgian firm granted €425m EU bank loan for smart meters rollout

Fluvius, a co-operative company owned by 11 inter-municipal companies, has set a target to install smart meters at 80% of its clients’ sites by the end of 2024