Europe urged to clamp down on growing greenhouse gases black market

Illegal hydrofluorocarbons smuggled into the EU amount to nearly 30% of the legal trade, according to the Environmental Investigation Agency

‘Airlines miss all but one climate target in 20 years’

This is due to the aviation sector regulating themselves, a new report claims

Treasury urged to remove VAT on energy efficiency measures

Trade body says elimination of the VAT could help rapid carbon reductions

New York’s ‘first’ offshore wind farm breaks ground

The project supports the state’s goal for 9GW of offshore wind capacity by 2035

City buildings ‘on track to meet negative emissions carbon targets’

Commercial buildings at Square Mile are the largest contributors to carbon emissions, according to new research

Newly approved North Sea oil field sparks fury

Green groups criticised the government for undermining the UK’s climate targets

Scottish Government invests £8.7m in green infrastructure projects

One of the projects will be a district heat network using heat from a waste water treatment works

Six schools selected to work with House of Lords on climate change

They will join forces with the Environment and Climate Change Select Committee, scrutinising government policies via virtual meetings

Boris Johnson frustrated by lack of progress on climate goals at COP26

In a speech delivered at the Guildhall he said that although there was disappointment in what was not achieved, the UK will not give up and will ‘work tirelessly’ in the coming year

Germany must add 3.7GW of onshore wind to reach the 2030 climate goals

The energy industry body BDEW says in 2019, not enough power was added