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 […]

Deer oh deer! BBC admits climate change mistake

The BBC has retracted its claim reindeers are in “steep decline” because of climate change. Climate change sceptic Lord Lawson wrote to the BBC, citing a 2016 study suggesting 17 out of 19 sub-populations of Eurasian Reindeer were now either increasing in number or had a stable population. The BBC accepted it had made a […]

From the Archives – Sir David Attenborough on green energy project

The BBC has released a trailer for Blue Planet 2, so we look back to 2015 when Sir David Attenborough spoke exclusively to ELN about The Global Apollo Programme to make renewable energy more cost effective.