Government to table landmark Environmental Bill

The bill introduces a raft of measures to improve air and water quality, tackle plastic pollution and restore natural habitats

Queen’s speech: Government to tackle air pollution, plastic waste and climate change

The speech confirmed the long-awaited Environment Bill would be delivered by the next government

Delivering net zero: how can new technologies help – and how will energy users be affected?

The UK government has set a target of net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 which is now enshrined into law

Global carbon tax ‘needed to tackle climate crisis’

The International Monetary Fund warns the “window of opportunity” for containing global warming is closing rapidly

Extinction Rebellion lands at London City Airport

One climate protestor climbed onto a plane to raise attention to the damage inflicted on the environment by the aviation industry

Prorogation of Parliament causes environmental and trade bills to be dropped

The Renewable Energy Association said the move was ‘another blow for the renewable and clean technology industry’

Jeremy Corbyn promises 500% increase in offshore wind capacity

The Labour Party leader said the move would create nearly 70,000 jobs and 37 new wind farms across the country

Government adjusts temporary tariffs on HGVs and biofuels

The update will affect the UK’s temporary tariff regime if it leaves the EU without a deal

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Europe’s uncertain wind energy growth puts ‘jobs and green goals at stake’

WindEurope warns if national plans are unambitious and permitting issues persist, only 67GW of new wind capacity will be installed by 2023

Extinction Rebellion brings Westminster to a halt

To mark the start of a new two-week wave of climate action, climate protestors have today blocked traffic and disrupted business across central London