Mayors call for more powers to tackle environmental emergencies

Labour Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan and Conservative Mayor of the West Midlands, Andy Street have said the government must do more to go green and empower local regions to do the same

Boris Johnson to chair new Cabinet Committee on Climate Change

The Committee will bring together ministers responsible for domestic and international climate change policy

Imported emissions ‘mean UK’s carbon footprint peaked later than believed’

The Office for National Statistics said while directly-produced carbon emissions peaked in 1972, total carbon emissions created by the UK economy peaked thirty-five years later

Solar energy market ‘set for spectacular growth over next five years’

The International Energy Agency (IEA) predicts the world’s total renewable-based power capacity will grow by 50% between 2019 and 2024

UK’s natural capital ‘is worth almost £1 trillion’

The Office for National Statistics says it has started ‘building accounts of the UK’s nature’

‘Impressive proportion’ of UK universities have electrified their fleet

New research shows electric vehicle uptake across the UK’s higher education institutions between 2017/18 and 2018/19 increased by 6.5%

International Maritime Organization confirms sulphur reduction rule from 2020

The new requirement means all ships will have to cut the level of sulphur in their engine emissions to 0.5% or less, down from a current level of 3.5%

Ofgem allows £64m of funding requests for power distribution firms

The regulator has consulted on 12 requests for additional funds by network companies for adjustments in their funding

Sir John Armitt: Government needs to make real decisions, not just warm words

He said driving towards a 2050 net-zero goal is a great idea but stressed the difficult part was only just beginning

Energy Live EXPO 2019 lineup officially confirmed!

National Grid CEO John Pettigrew will be joining the stellar panel