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

World’s first ‘choose your energy mix’ project announced in France

Customers will now be able to choose the type, origin and the source of their renewable energy

Indian companies obliged to use more renewable energy

Businesses must meet renewable purchase obligations (RPO) targets of 21% by 2022

UK energy minister hails Scottish renewables success

The sector is delivering around 25% of the UK’s total renewable generation capacity

‘Carbon credits shouldn’t affect Welsh emissions targets’

Wales’ green targets should be based on the country’s actual emissions, rather than being open to adjustment using carbon credits. That’s according to the Committee on Climate Change (CCC), which was asked by the Welsh Government to provide independent advice on how best to account and budget for the use of carbon. Wales plans to reduce […]

Paris Agreement parties ‘need to cut emissions even further’

Countries need to step up their emissions reduction pleges if the world is to meet the target of limiting global temperature rise to well below 2°C. Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) said existing pledges “do not bring the world even close to the two degree target” and there is an “urgent and critically important” […]