UK financing fossil fuel projects overseas ’emitting 69m tonnes of emissions’

The projects are backed by UK Export Finance – a government agency in the Department for International Trade – that provides loans and financial guarantees to UK companies involved in major projects around the world

Amazon, IKEA, DHL and Siemens among major firms to join new EV alliance

Led by US-based sustainability organisation Ceres, the Corporate Electric Vehicle Alliance will work to expand the EV market and help encourage global adoption of cleaner transport solutions

UK ‘must significantly change way land is used to reach net zero’

The Committee on Climate Change says the government must now confront the ‘rapid changes’ that are needed to drive decarbonisation while supporting the economy

Academic appointed to drive new industrial decarbonisation centre in the UK

Professor Mercedes Maroto-Valer from Heriot-Watt University will work with academics, industry and policymakers to develop a proposal for the Industrial Decarbonisation Research and Innovation Centre (IDRIC)

Church of England joins Net Zero Asset Owner Alliance  

Its three National Investment Bodies, which represents more than £12bn in assets under management, will ensure their investments are aligned with limiting temperatures to 1.5°C

Wasted energy ‘costing businesses £60m a year in unnecessary bills’

Energy wasted by offices in the City of London could be used to power more than 65,000 homes, new research suggests

Government doubles funding for on-street EV charge points

It is also looking at how to make information about all public charging points, including locations and power ratings, openly available in a standard format

Clean energy to power all new Welsh homes from 2025

The Welsh Government says the new regulations will make homes more energy efficient and cheaper to run

Priceless Planet: Mastercard and partners launch coalition for climate action

The Priceless Planet Coalition brings together organisations including Citibank, Saks Fifth Avenue and Transport for London and aims to plant 100m trees over five years

Climate action ‘A list’: H&M, L’Oreal and Sainsbury’s among 179 corporates named

Non-profit CDP recognises companies leading on environmental transparency and performance, helping address climate risks and build a future that is zero carbon