New Energy Secretary faces Energy Bill challenge

Energy Security Secretary Claire Coutinho faces substantial Energy Bill amendments and committee sessions this week

UK energy companies urge Sunak to prioritise green agenda

Over 100 UK energy companies have united in urging the Prime Minister to focus on green energy investments in response to a dire economic warning from the Office for Budget Responsibility

UK’s first coal mine in three decades gets go-ahead

The coal mine in Cumbria will produce fuel for steel-making

Cumbria coal mine project would be ‘backward step’, says ex climate chief

Alok Sharma has said if the plan moves forward, it will “damage” the UK’s climate action reputation

Minister backs bid to lift ban on new onshore wind farms

Michael Gove reportedly supports ending the ban on new turbines

COP27 reaches a deal on climate compensation

Analysts say the biggest economies must commit to larger CO2 reductions as the UN Secretary-General calls for a “giant leap on climate ambition”

Alok Sharma says the “COP system is delivering”

“This conference must be about concrete action,” he said on COP27

Rishi Sunak to call for accelerated renewable energy transition at COP27

He travelled to Egypt yesterday after a U-turn on his earlier decision to not attend the event

Boris ‘plans to go to COP27’ as Alok Sharma slams Rishi’s decision

It is still unclear if the former Prime Minister will attend the COP27 as part of the official government delegation

Rishi Sunak will not attend COP27

The Prime Minister will not attend the climate summit in Egypt due to “pressing domestic commitments”