UK sets out plan to cut emissions from government buildings

The guidance will help public sector understand how to adopt low carbon technologies

Less than half of young energy professionals ‘feel confident that the UK will hit net zero target’

Energy UK’s latest survey shows that eight in ten energy industry professionals of the younger generation agree that the government needs to focus more on energy transition

SMEs ‘are to blame for nearly half of all UK firms’ emissions’

Just 3% of smaller businesses admit that they have measured their carbon footprint in the past five years, new research finds

What are the five greenest cities in the world?

In this week’s top 5 series, ELN looks at the cities that have set an example of environmental action

Majority of British public ‘back a ban on gas boilers within the decade’

New research shows just 23% of Brits oppose the gas boiler phase-out

Green rules come into force for firms bidding major government contracts

From today, companies need to commit to achieving net zero by 2050 if they want to bid for contracts worth more than £5 million

‘UK’s solar sector will double by 2030 – but to hit net zero it needs to triple’

The industry body claims 40GW of solar capacity must be in place by 2030 if the UK is to remain on target to reach net zero by 2050

No more major public contracts to businesses without net zero goals

In a new policy shake-up, the government has announced authorities will take account carbon reduction plans of suppliers who bid for major public contracts

Sweet move! Sugar in your fuel tank

New petrol mix made of biofuel could cut emissions by 750,000 tonnes

Equinor and ENGIE team up to produce hydrogen from gas

The project will be designed to capture carbon dioxide and store it permanently offshore