Claire O’Neill removed as UK COP26 President

The former energy minister has been axed just six months into her role

New tracker to judge effectiveness of UK’s policies and investments to cut carbon

The Green Alliance warns the UK is off track in meeting its fourth and fifth carbon budgets and will struggle to reach its 2050 net zero goal with current policies

Sainsbury’s sets out 2040 net zero target

The supermarket has made a commitment to invest £1bn over the next 20 years to reach the goal

COP26: Nigel Topping appointed as UK climate action Champion

He will help drive action from businesses, investors, cities and regions on climate change

COP26: Mark Carney appointed as Finance Adviser for climate summit in Glasgow

He will help the UK Government to mobilise ambitious action from across the financial sector ahead of the conference in November

Do you have 2020 vision on business sustainability challenges and drivers?

2019 has been an eventful year in sustainability. Businesses are doing more than ever before to reduce their climate impacts. There are several drivers for change in businesses in response to climate change.

Queen’s speech: Government to tackle climate change and improve air quality

Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s plans for government is very similar to the Queen’s speech in October

Boris Johnson to chair new Cabinet Committee on Climate Change

The Committee will bring together ministers responsible for domestic and international climate change policy

COP26: Glasgow to host major UN climate change summit next year

Italy will host the preparatory events while the UK will host the main summit under the agreement

UK’s COP26 President Claire Perry not to seek re-election

She was recently appointed to head the next major UN climate summit which will take place in Glasgow if the UK’s bid is successful