RE100 members ‘will need to buy an extra 189TWh of clean power by 2030’

Bloomberg New Energy Finance suggests companies signed up to the corporate leadership initiative could face a collective shortfall of 189TWh by this time

UK Government launches investigation into massive power cut

National Grid Electricity System Operator said the power cut was due to the loss of two large generators – gas and offshore wind – on 9th August

‘Farms are the best place on Earth to site solar panels’

A new study suggests if less than 1% of agricultural land around the world had solar panels deployed on it, it would provide enough renewable electricity to match global demand

Economics of petrol and diesel vehicles in ‘relentless and irreversible decline’

That’s the damning verdict from French bank BNP Paribas, which says in terms of transport, the economics of renewables are now impossible for oil to compete with

COP26: Glasgow chosen to host major UN climate summit in 2020

If the UK’s bid, in partnership with Italy, is successful, the event will take place at the Scottish Events Campus

Government ‘must not rely on carbon pricing alone to reach net zero’

The Committee on Climate Change says must used as part of a wider suite of policy instruments.

Reducing air pollution ‘could prevent asthma in nearly 67,000 children’

A new study looked into asthma cases in children in 18 European countries, including the UK, Denmark, France and Spain

Decarbonising Wales ‘must be central to regional planning’

That’s the verdict from the Welsh Government, which has set out a 20-year vision on how to transform the country into a clean, connected and sustainable powerhouse

SSE chosen to take on customers as Cardiff Energy Supply goes bust

Customers will continue to receive gas supplies as normal and credit balances will be protected

Eat less meat to help tackle climate change, says UN

Meat and dairy production and consumption are driving an increase in greenhouse gas emissions, land degradation and deforestation