UK faces insulation challenges, says Business Secretary

Kwasi Kwarteng admitted that the UK has the oldest housing stock in western Europe

Scotland not equipped to fight climate change, says CCC

It claims that the plan in place does not take into account the inevitable changes that climate change will bring

CCC: “We cannot reach net zero if we continue to use gas for heat”

There are still funding and policy gaps in the government’s Heat and Buildings strategy, the CCC has said

CCC: New oil and gas is not the best protection against high prices

The CCC advocates a “tighter limit” on oil and gas production

Birmingham first UK city to host Climate Change Committee this week

The CCC will be shown a number of initiatives, including plans to retrofit social homes across Birmingham, Wolverhampton and Coventry and a visit to Tyesley Energy Park

Drax executive steps down from Climate Change Committee

The news comes after concerns were raised about a conflict of interest

Coal mine developer takes legal action against Cumbria County Council

The council decided to reconsider the planning application of the first deep coal mine in the UK for 30 years

COP26 – ‘Government needs to have clearer ambitions and ways to measure success’

A new report from BEIS has called for more clarity from the UK government to ensure the climate summit can be a success

Wales targets net zero emissions by 2050 but aims to ‘get there sooner’

The announcement follows a recommendation by the Climate Change Committee, which revealed net zero emissions, previously thought unachievable and unaffordable by experts, was now possible with ambitious policies and a ‘Team Wales’ effort

IMechE comments on Climate Change Committee’s Sixth Carbon Budget advice to government

The organisation states it hopes the nation will embrace the CCC’s advice as an opportunity for growing engineering skills and economic renewal across the whole of the UK