Jenny Gilruth appointed as new Transport Minister for Scotland

As a member of the Net Zero portfolio, she will play a key role in ensuring Scotland meets its climate targets

Investor of refused interconnector threatens to challenge government in courts

Ukrainian-born British businessman said he would also take legal action against the Trade Minister

‘Glasgow Climate Pact must not be words on a page’ – Alok Sharma

The COP26 President is set to deliver a speech calling on all signatories to turn promises made into action

Government refuses permission for UK-French interconnector

The link between Portsmouth and Normandy in France would transmit enough electricity to power five million homes in the UK

UK hosts African conference on green transition

The UK will look to increase investment opportunities across the continent and help push forward cleaner infrastructure

Scottish Government invests £8.7m in green infrastructure projects

One of the projects will be a district heat network using heat from a waste water treatment works

‘Pay per mile’ scheme considered to drive down London’s emissions

A report suggests that a new road user charging system is needed in London by the end of the decade at the latest

‘UK faces damages of more than £1 billion per year by 2050 with a temperature rise of 2°C’

The UK is facing 61 climate risks, according to the UK’s third Climate Change Risk Assessment

Mancunians pedal away from air pollution

A fleet of electric cargo bikes has been launched to help businesses reduce transport emissions

Alok Sharma meets Egyptian COP27 President

Following productive talks, the two parties released a joint statement on their hopes for this year’s conference and future collaboration