Boris Johnson flies to green G7 summit in private jet

The decision to take a 250-mile flight instead of more sustainable forms of transport has drawn widespread criticism on social media platforms

Boris Johnson installs first solar panel at utility-scale energy park

The project at Carland Cross in Cornwall will combine wind, solar and battery storage

UK urges small businesses to pledge net zero emissions by 2050 or sooner

Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Business and Energy Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng have launched the Together for our Planet Business Climate Leaders campaign

Boris Johnson confirms 78% emissions cut by 2035

The Prime Minister has pushed climate commitments forward nearly 15 years earlier than previously planned

Businesses urge Boris Johnson to scrap VAT on green products

The group asks to reduce VAT rate to zero to make green technology cheaper for millions of households

Boris Johnson fires up £3bn ‘green bus revolution’

The investment will fund 4,000 new UK-built electric or hydrogen buses

Boris Johnson and Joe Biden discuss green recovery in first call after inauguration

The two leaders have committed to working together through the G7, G20 and COP26

UK commits £3bn of climate finance to support nature and biodiversity

Programmes supported will include the flagship Blue Planet Fund for marine conversation as well as projects to maintain forests and tackle the illegal timber trade and deforestation

Government launches long-awaited Energy White Paper

The white paper expands on Boris Johnson’s recently announced Ten Point Plan and sets out the steps needed to cut emissions from industry, transport and buildings by 230 million metric tonnes

Government unleashes ten point climate plan: Industry responds

The Prime Minister has set out the UK’s ten point plan to tackle climate change, deliver net zero and launch a ‘green industrial revolution’ – but what does the industry think?