Government considers putting carbon border tax on imports

The levy will reportedly aim to limit products from countries that have not implemented measures to reduce their carbon emissions

Russia could help the UK ‘alleviate the difficulties’ from energy crisis

Russia’s Ambassador to the UK confirmed that Russia will come to rescue the UK “if it will be an opportunity”

EDF questions its ability to take on more customers of failed suppliers

Philippe Commaret, Managing Director for Customers of EDF Energy stressed how challenging it has become to take on tens of thousands of extra customers

British soap operas cross-over for the first time to raise awareness for climate change

The shows will interlink with the theme of climate action being discussed by characters from other shows in the run up to COP26

Prince Charles sympathetic to Extinction Rebellion

He raised his worries for world leaders to “just talk” at COP26 and stressed that “the problem is to get action on the ground”

Are global countries experiencing twice as many hot days over 50°C?

A new BBC analysis has found temperatures passed the 50°C mark around 14 days a year on average between 1980 and 2009

More than a third of councils ‘support policies that could potentially increase emissions’

These councils support at least one carbon-intensive policy, including road building and airport expansion, a new BBC survey finds

Energy leaders join forces to tackle gender disparity across industry

Energy UK, Ofgem and Energy & Utility Skills will partner with BBC ’50:50 The Equality Project’ to improve gender representation in the workplace

Climate anxiety ‘keeps 17% of UK children awake at night’

More than half admit they’re worried about climate change impacts, according to a new survey by BBC Newsround

BBC to ban single-use plastics by 2020

The BBC has announced it will ban all single-use plastics from its operations by 2020. It comes in the wake of its landmark Blue Planet II series, which highlighted plastic pollution in the ocean. Plastic cups and cutlery are to be scrapped by the end of this year, followed by plastic containers in canteens by […]