Alok Sharma: ‘We are working on delivering a physical COP26’

The Business Secretary said although the government’s plan is to organise an in-person climate summit, Covid-19 pandemic still cast uncertainty over the future

Government, Energy, and Sustainability – What Happens Now?

With news headlines still dominated by the coronavirus crisis, energy users could be forgiven for thinking energy is off the government’s radar screen at the moment.

Cabinet appoints new BEIS Permanent Secretary

Sarah Munby has been Director General for Business Sectors at BEIS since July 2019 when she joined the department

Glasgow’s COP26 climate conference delayed until 2021 due to coronavirus

The event, originally scheduled for November, was heralded as being the ‘most important meeting of minds since the Paris Agreement was signed’

Met Office receives £1.2bn to develop climate and weather supercomputer

It will help to more accurately predict storms, select the most suitable locations for flood defences and predict changes to the global climate

Alok Sharma appointed as Business and Energy Secretary and COP26 Minister

He is replacing Andrea Leadsom, who was sacked this morning as part of Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s reshuffle