Symbio Energy faces £100k Ofgem fine for late renewables payments

The proposed penalty follows four late payments into the FiT and RO schemes

Bank of England warned of ‘moral hazard’ risks from high-carbon bond purchases

The Environmental Audit Committee says the bank’s corporate bond purchases are currently aligned with a ‘catastrophic’ 3.5°C temperature rise by 2100

Britain’s smart meter installations in 2020 at lowest level since 2016

Coronavirus outbreak impacted smart meter installations which dropped by 27% last year, according to a new report

Turn the camera off during your online chats to drastically cut emissions

Turning on the camera emits 25 times more CO2 than calling using audio alone!

EU backs inter-regional partnerships for hydrogen pilot project

They will benefit from the Commission experts’ support, providing advice on how to best combine EU funds to finance projects, among others

Coronavirus pandemic prompted ‘largest drop’ in US emissions since World War II

According to a new report, emissions in the US fell 10.3% in 2020

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

Coronavirus drives plague of waste with 102 plastic masks binned every week in UK alone

The North London Waste Authority says this shocking side effect of the coronavirus pandemic is ‘creating a huge new plastic pollution problem’

Australia announces immediate support for refineries to tackle Covid-19 shocks

The government will bring forward production payments to support the country’s oil refineries

‘World’s oceans could be flooded with 1.5bn face masks by the end of 2020’

Oceans globally face an additional 4,680 to 6,240 tonnes of marine plastic pollution, fuelled by the use of single-use PPE