Fossil fuel products ‘should come with warning labels’

The smoking-style warnings should be used on petrol stations, energy bills and air tickets, experts say

Bulk of Brits ‘to turn off heating for summer by April’

A new survey finds 51% admit they would be turning the heating off to save money, while just 9% said they will be turning off heating for its environmental benefits

First-ever ‘low plastic zone’ launches in London

Three-quarters of businesses in the Cowcross Street area of Islington have permanently reduced the amount of single-use plastic they use and offer to customers

More than seven million energy consumers on vulnerable register

The Energy Networks Association has launched a campaign called ‘Be Winter Ready’ to encourage consumers to prepare for the outages severe weather in the winter may bring

UK ‘needlessly generated 117m tonnes of energy-related emissions in 2018’

The firm suggests this indicates ‘ambivalence towards energy waste permeates every facet of UK life’

Half of all water customers ‘don’t understand their bills’

New research from Echo Managed Services suggests nearly 13.5 million households struggle to understand jargon in their bill

More than 300 retailers opt out of Black Friday sales to protect planet

The group suggests overconsumption and overproduction significantly contribute to climate change and pollution

More than 2.5m households ‘being unfairly charged for utilities’

A new report from Echo Managed Services found more than 9% of customers have received inaccurate energy bills in the last year

Ofgem sets out medium-term objectives amid changing energy sector

The regulator notes its main priority is to continue to ‘protect the interests of existing and future consumers’

Put customers in driving seat of EV charging scheme designs, says Citizens Advice

The consumer body says companies should guarantee minimum levels of savings or income