Theresa May: ‘UK is at a crucial crossroad for climate and the environment’

The former Prime Minister and MP for Maidenhead spoke after having been appointed the new Chair of the Aldersgate Group

London Mayor Sadiq Khan recommits to ULEZ expansion to reduce toxic air pollution

The expanded ULEZ will cover an area 18 times larger than the central London ULEZ and will affect older, more polluting vehicles that don’t comply with strict emission standards

Calls to ban SUVs as carbon-intensive cars clog city streets

The New Weather Institute says SUV advertising should be banned, in much the same way tobacco advertising has been outlawed in the interest of public health

Fracking has had a ‘negative impact on public perception of climate technologies’

A new study has found that the reputation of emerging technologies in the fight against climate change has been tainted by the criticism of fracking

SMS commits to becoming carbon-neutral by 2030

The smart meter installer will adopt renewable on-site generation and the use of EVs for its operations in the UK and Ireland

Could COP26 be further postponed due to COVID-19?

Media reports suggest the United Nations summit could be delayed for a second time if the pandemic situation worsens

Government unleashes £213m of new funding to tackle climate change and COVID-19

The money will be used to equip the scientists, universities and research institutes across the UK with state-of-the-art technology

IMechE comments on Climate Change Committee’s Sixth Carbon Budget advice to government

The organisation states it hopes the nation will embrace the CCC’s advice as an opportunity for growing engineering skills and economic renewal across the whole of the UK

Lower Thames Crossing emissions figures released in Freedom of Information request

Environmentalists claim the proposed tunnel project is at odds with Boris Johnson’s pledge to cut the UK’s emissions by 68% against 1990 levels by 2030

UK steps up emissions goals to require a 68% reduction by 2030

The ambitious goal comes despite the CCC having previously warned the government that the UK is not on track to hit its existing fifth carbon budget target