Queen’s Speech lays out Energy Bill

The pursuit of cheaper, cleaner and more secure energy has been put at the heart of the government’s plans

Oxford Mayor travels to French climate conference by plane

This is following a social media campaign in November asking the public to travel by train, rather than plane

EU launches €3.2bn package for sustainable connectivity projects

A total of 21 transport, digital, climate and energy connectivity projects will be supported in the Western Balkans

EU invests €110m in major environment and climate projects

The projects will contribute to a green recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic and support the EU’s goals to become climate neutral and zero pollution by 2050

‘Greenfield homes are focused on cars’

Cars are too front-of-mind when building new homes, suggests a new report

US small businesses awarded $35m for clean energy and climate solutions

The technologies include climate research tools, improved batteries for EVs and commercialising a new low cost and efficient hydrogen energy storage system

Children worldwide call on UN to recognise their ‘right to clean air’

There are predictions that by 2050, air pollution could be the leading cause of child mortality

How sustainable is this year’s Christmas tree?

A new study has revealed that more than half of Brits are looking to shop more climate conscious this Christmas

COP26: All UK health services pledge to achieve net zero

Similar pledges are set to be announced by 47 other countries at the summit later today

COP26: Jeff Bezos says seeing space changed his views on Earth

He claims his voyage into the final frontier has led to him understanding the fragility of Earth and led to his pledge of $2bn to land restoration in Africa