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Halton Borough Council joins North West Hydrogen Alliance

It is the first local authority to do so and is calling on other councils to ’embrace hydrogen’ to meet their climate change obligations

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Climate lawyers file complaint over BP’s ‘misleading’ ad campaign

ClientEarth is backing it up with a call for a ban on all fossil fuel advertising unless it comes with a tobacco-style health warning about the dangers to the planet and people

EU agrees minimum requirements for water reuse in agriculture

The Commission says the practice of water reuse is currently established in only a few member states and it is deployed ‘much below its potential’

Kingspan pledges zero carbon manufacturing by 2030

Its commitments include powering 60% of all Kingspan operations directly using renewable energy over the next decade

Boris Johnson replaced with ice sculpture as he dodges climate debate

Former Environment Secretary Michael Gove offered to take his place but Channel 4 said the invitation was only for leaders of political parties

European Parliament declares climate emergency

EU lawmakers have voted in favour of the symbolic move ahead of the UN COP25 Climate Change Conference in Madrid in early December

Extinction Rebellion announces Twelve Days Of Crisis

The climate activists will undertake nonviolent direct action across the country, urging all political parties to make the climate and ecological emergency their top priority

‘The world is not doing enough to tackle rising greenhouse gas emissions’

A new UN Environment Programme report stresses emissions need to fall by 7.6% each year between 2020 and 2030 if the world is to get back on track towards the 1.5°C temperature goal of the Paris Agreement

Election 2019: Conservatives’ energy and climate policies

Prime Minister Boris Johnson launched the party’s manifesto in Telford over the weekend, which sets out how he will ‘unleash Britain’s potential’

EU to set aside large portion of 2020 budget for climate change

Around 21% of the overall budget will be invested in climate-related projects