Yorkshire Water rejects Ofwat’s price determination and seeks CMA appeal

Last December, the regulator said water companies across England and Wales must cut their bills by 12% before 2025

Norway boosts its climate target to reduce emissions

This year will be the first time countries submit their new or updated emission goals since the Paris agreement

Glasgow announces net zero roadmap to decarbonise the city

The city expects to spend millions on enabling EV adoption, installing heatpumps and modernising its network in order to become the UK’s first Net Zero city

Price cap: Energy bills to fall for 15m households from April

A total of 11m homes on standard variable tariffs will see a reduction of £17 a year

Scottish Budget announces £1.8bn of investment in low carbon infrastructure

The announcement comes as part of a raft of new funding to accelerate the country’s progress towards its goal of reaching net zero in 2045

Government awards £40m for seven district heating networks

BEIS is proposing to establish Ofgem as the heat network regulator

Government offers £50m to create UK’s first all-electric bus town

Local authorities in England, outside London, are being invited to bid for funding to replace an entire city or town’s bus fleet to fully electric vehicles

New online checker for clean air zones with charges launched

The vehicle checker, which is now live, aims to help businesses and drivers to prepare for the introduction of clean air zones in Birmingham and Leeds

COP26: David Cameron ‘rejects offer to head climate summit’

Reports claim the former prime minister was offered the role after former Energy Minister Claire O’Neill was sacked last week

UK is ‘miles off track’ on tackling climate change, says sacked COP President

In a letter to Boris Johnson, Claire O’Neill has criticised what she perceives as slow progress on bringing down emissions