Six UK projects awarded £8m to create ‘world’s first’ net zero industrial zone by 2040

Projects in the West Midlands, Tees Valley, North West, Humber, Scotland and South Wales aim to decarbonise operations of industrial clusters

UK steps up emissions goals to require a 68% reduction by 2030

The ambitious goal comes despite the CCC having previously warned the government that the UK is not on track to hit its existing fifth carbon budget target

Global increases in temperature ‘could be held to 2.1°C by the end of the century’

That’s the suggestion from the Climate Action Tracker group, which previously estimated the planet’s atmosphere could warm by as much as 3°C by 2100

Government’s heat pumps plan ‘doomed to fail due to engineering skills shortage’

More than 90% of the UK’s heating system engineers are not trained to properly install modern condensing gas boilers, according to a new report

UN Chief calls on the EU to cut emissions by 55% by 2030

The UN Secretary General said while he applauded EU’s climate achievements, the world is still ‘nowhere near the climate race’s finish line’

Government unleashes ten point climate plan: Industry responds

The Prime Minister has set out the UK’s ten point plan to tackle climate change, deliver net zero and launch a ‘green industrial revolution’ – but what does the industry think?

UK government launches taskforce to create two million green jobs by 2030

The body will chart a long term plan to ensure the UK has a high skilled green workforce and support the high carbon sector workers

Rolls-Royce unveils plans for 16 mini-nuclear plants in the UK

Each compact nuclear power station is predicted to have a total capacity of 440MW, enough to power a city of 450,000 homes for 60 years

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‘No major fossil fuel firm is aligned to limiting climate change to 2°C’

The Transition Pathway Initiative claims all fossil fuel giants are still wide’ of the 2°C mark, despite a raft of ‘attention-grabbing’ climate commitments