China vows to achieve carbon-neutrality by 2060

Speaking to the UN General Assembly, Chinese President Xi Jinping said the country will reach peak emissions before 2030

Government proposes tax on gas suppliers to fund green gas production plants

It expects the effect on consumer bills to be ‘relatively minor’, estimated to peak at around £6.90 on an annual gas bill

UK launches COP26 Energy Transition Council to accelerate switch to clean power

The new body will work with representatives of governments to ensure that for every country renewable energy is the most attractive option

Prince Charles: ‘Climate crisis could dwarf the impact of coronavirus pandemic’

The Prince of Wales spoke during the opening ceremony of international climate summit Climate Week

IEA calls on G20 to accelerate clean energy transition

Accelerating the deployment of low carbon technologies could push the energy transition forward, according to the IEA and B20

Data will help TPIs and suppliers survive the microbusiness re-view

Ofgem and the CMA’s respective reviews on energy pricing for micro-businesses will change how these customers are charged for their energy contracts. TPIs and suppliers have to negotiate the outcomes of these reviews which could change how they operate forever.

New Jersey adopts environmental justice law to protect minority communities

The legislation requires the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection to evaluate the environmental and public health impacts of certain facilities, including fossil fuel plants, on overburdened communities

E-scooters to get number plates after safety concerns in Coventry trials

The measure will help identify ‘antisocial’ riders and encourage safer, more responsible use

Scottish island communities to receive £2m for green recovery

The Islands Green Recovery Programme is now open for applications and will deliver investment in low carbon transport, food sustainability and zero waste projects

Government opens £40m Green Recovery Challenge Fund

Funding will be provided for environmental charities and their partners to work on projects across England to restore nature and tackle climate change