SSE recruits next generation of energy workers with 100 new apprentices

The energy giant says they will be trained up to tackle climate change across a variety of roles within the organisation

‘Significant lifestyle changes will have to happen to hit net zero’

That’s the verdict from Professor Sir Ian Boyd who says the public have “little idea” of what would actually be needed to hit the 2050 target

US energy-related carbon dioxide emissions ‘to fall in 2019’

The Energy Information Administration notes nearly all of the forecast decrease is due to fewer emissions from coal consumption

Prince Charles: ‘International leaders have 18 months to tackle climate change’

He said it was vital to limit climate change to survivable levels and to restore nature to its point of equilibrium

Fifth of global cities ‘to experience unprecedented climate conditions by 2050’

A new study from the Crowther Lab suggests nearly 80% of cities will experience dramatic heat and weather changes by this time

Festival fans ‘have carbon footprint 850% higher than if they stayed at home’

The food eaten, the water pumped, the electricity used and the waste generated all produce a significant impact on the environment but transportation is the biggest climate offender

‘Political inaction to blame for slow climate progress’

Renewable think tank REN21 suggests bolder and ‘less erratic’ policy decisions are required to make energy systems more environmentally-friendly

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Just 7% of cities score ‘A’-grade on going green

The CDP has ranked 596 cities on how effectively they are tackling greenhouse gas emissions and managing climate risks

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Ireland announces climate emergency

The move follows in the UK’s footsteps after it became the first nation to officially recognise the scale of the crisis at the start of the month

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UK Government should be put on ‘war footing’ against climate change

The Institute for Public Policy Research has launched the Environmental Justice Commission to tackle global warming