Former Energy Minister resigns over government’s oil plans

Chris Skidmore, has announced his resignation as an MP in protest against the government’s plans to allow more North Sea oil and gas licencing

Nearly 2,000 UK businesses demand urgent climate action ahead of COP28

Business leaders call for a clear climate action plan to restore the UK’s global climate leadership at COP 28

“Net zero is allowing us to say the status quo isn’t acceptable”

In this week’s Net Hero Podcast, we spoke to MP, Chris Skidmore, who recently published his book, Mission Zero

Net Hero Podcast – Chris Skidmore continues his mission

I chat to Chris Skidmore about his forthcoming book Mission Zero and his view on our current progress to that 2050 target he set!

UK business leaders call for climate and nature action

More than 1,500 business leaders have signed a letter calling on the UK Government to take urgent action on climate change and nature conservation

UK Government urged to create ‘local net zero charter’

The establishment of this charter could accelerate the net zero transition, foster green job growth and strengthen partnerships between the government and local authorities, according to a new report

New Energy Secretary faces Energy Bill challenge

Energy Security Secretary Claire Coutinho faces substantial Energy Bill amendments and committee sessions this week

Backlash mounts against new UK oil and gas plan

The government’s confirmation of issuing hundreds of new oil and gas licences for the North Sea has sparked strong opposition due to climate concerns

UK energy companies urge Sunak to prioritise green agenda

Over 100 UK energy companies have united in urging the Prime Minister to focus on green energy investments in response to a dire economic warning from the Office for Budget Responsibility

UK net zero tsar urges government to halt Rosebank oil project

Chris Skidmore has called for the suspension of the Rosebank oilfield in the North Sea, warning that it could harm the country’s net zero efforts and climate credibility