Boris Johnson promises to “build build build” to help UK recover from coronavirus crisis

Despite the re-affirmation of plans to plant more than 30,000 of hectares every year and increase spending on conservation, green groups have voiced disappointment with the Prime Minister’s speech

COP26: David Cameron ‘rejects offer to head climate summit’

Reports claim the former prime minister was offered the role after former Energy Minister Claire O’Neill was sacked last week

UK is ‘miles off track’ on tackling climate change, says sacked COP President

In a letter to Boris Johnson, Claire O’Neill has criticised what she perceives as slow progress on bringing down emissions

Ban on new petrol and diesel vehicle sales brought forward to 2035

The new goal is five years earlier than previously planned and will include hybrid vehicles for the first time

COP26: Mark Carney appointed as Finance Adviser for climate summit in Glasgow

He will help the UK Government to mobilise ambitious action from across the financial sector ahead of the conference in November

CCC urges Boris Johnson to stop climate change efforts falling short

The CCC notes the Conservative Party’s strong parliamentary majority will permit confident decisions on climate challenges and says it must ‘seize that opportunity’

Queen’s speech: Government to tackle climate change and improve air quality

Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s plans for government is very similar to the Queen’s speech in October

Boris Johnson ‘plans new climate department’ to work towards net zero future

Rumours suggest the Prime Minister is formulating a post-election partial reshuffle of the cabinet

Conservatives win General Election: Industry responds

What does the energy sector think the result will mean for the future?

Boris Johnson pledges to make Britain ‘cleanest, greenest country on Earth’

The Conservative Party secured the biggest majority since the 1980s at this year’s general election