Government launches Active Travel England with £5.5m to boost air quality and improve health

Olympic Gold Medallist and Cyclist Chris Boardman has been chosen as the interim Commissioner of the agency

Rumours for VAT cut on energy bills grow

The measure is reportedly “on the table” of government discussions about possible solutions for the energy crisis

New York adds $12m to electric vehicle rebate programme

Consumers will be able to save up to $2,000 when purchasing EVs

‘Failed energy efficiency policy forces 9m homes to pay £170 more for heating’

Low rates of energy efficiency improvements are to blame for the current high impact of gas prices on bills, according to a new report

Meeting about OVO’s 1.7k redundancies branded as ‘disappointing’

MSPs raised concerns about the company’s intentions for “compulsory redundancies”

‘Nearly half a million homes on heat networks could be hit hard by gas prices’

The Heat Trust has urged the government to allow heat network operators to buy gas at the capped domestic tariff rates

Majority of employers ‘fail to help staff reduce home energy costs’

Just one-in-ten employees have received advice to reduce their heating bills, according to a new survey

Aviva Investors to hold company directors accountable for failing on climate

The UK investment fund also expects companies to adopt a target for net zero emissions by 2050 and wants executive pay to be linked to sustainability goals

Struggling customers ‘may need to wait until March for help with energy bills’

Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng said the Spring Statement will include extra support for vulnerable households

US mayors form electric vehicles task force

The Conference Task Force on Electric Vehicles will focus on approaches to accelerate the transition towards cleaner vehicles and vehicle electrification and build the infrastructure needed to support EVs