Police ban Extinction Rebellion activists from protesting

The police warned that failing to comply with the ban makes climate campaigners liable for arrest and prosecution

Queen’s speech: Government to tackle air pollution, plastic waste and climate change

The speech confirmed the long-awaited Environment Bill would be delivered by the next government

Global carbon tax ‘needed to tackle climate crisis’

The International Monetary Fund warns the “window of opportunity” for containing global warming is closing rapidly

Bill Gates and EIB agree to accelerate support for tackling climate change

Speaking with EIB President Werner Hoyer earlier today, Bill gates stressed the importance of close cooperation between philanthropy and public finance

There’s a missing piece from the UK’s environmental efforts…

…and Smart Energy GB says it’s energy efficiency

Extinction Rebellion brings Westminster to a halt

To mark the start of a new two-week wave of climate action, climate protestors have today blocked traffic and disrupted business across central London

National Theatre takes to the stage to declare climate emergency

It has committed to continue to set ambitious targets to move towards net carbon zero, having already cut its energy, waste and water carbon impacts by a quarter since 2016

Vladimir Putin slams Greta Thunberg’s impassioned climate speech

The Russian leader said “nobody explained to Greta that the modern world is complicated and complex”

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Electrification and digitisation ‘are the recipe for a more sustainable world’

That’s according to Schneider Electric, which said as the world becomes increasingly electric, digital technologies must be employed to unlock the potential efficiency gains on offer

Latin America pledges to hit 70% renewables by 2030

Colombia’s Energy Minister Maria Fernanda Suarez said the region aims to bring the clean proportion of its mix to more than double what the EU is planning to install