‘Government must ensure EV charging is convenient and inexpensive’

The Transport Committee has set out a series of recommendations for the government to follow if it is to deliver on its target of 100% of new vehicle sales being zero emission by 2035

Boris Johnson reportedly considers pushing gas boiler ban back to 2040

The move would delay the government’s plans to ban all new homes from installing gas and oil boilers from 2025

Biffa convicted for sending household waste to Asia disguised as paper

The waste included soiled nappies, tins, plastics, clothing and food packaging all labelled as paper to be sent to mills in India and Indonesia

Zero-emission road freight gets £20m boost

The funding has been provided to increase the uptake of zero-emission HGVs following the government’s recent transport decarbonisation plan

Ireland signs ambitious Climate Act into law

It puts the country on a legally binding path to achieve net zero emissions by 2050

More than 50 countries meet in London to discuss COP26 and tackling climate change

It was the first face-to-face ministerial meeting of its kind in more than 18 months – with ministers discussing how COP26 can be a success and what must be done afterwards to tackle global climate change

‘More action needed on EV charging if UK is to meet net zero targets’

A new report from the CMA suggests action must be ramped up if the banned sale of new petrol and diesel cars by 2030 is to go ahead

Company in Birmingham donates £12.9k to charity after recycling failure

The Environment Agency has accepted its payment to charity as an alternative to sanction or prosecution

‘The free market is crucial to tackling climate change, not green protectionism’

A new report claims free markets are essential to tackling climate change, as they enable free-flowing information and an increase in green technology and foreign investment in the UK’s low carbon economy

REA: ‘More government action is needed if the UK is to achieve its net zero aims’

The REA’s new report reveals that although progress in decarbonisation has been made, reduced support schemes and a lack of policy have slowed progress