Energy switching continued to fall in the second quarter of 2020

The number of electricity switches reached the lowest level since the first quarter of 2018, according to the latest Ofgem data

British Olympians and Paralympians urge government to ‘race to win’ against climate change

A total of 300 British athletes have signed a letter to Prime Minister Boris Johnson calling for a ‘truly green approach’ to the recovery from the coronavirus pandemic

Prince Charles: ‘Climate crisis could dwarf the impact of coronavirus pandemic’

The Prince of Wales spoke during the opening ceremony of international climate summit Climate Week

Coronavirus pandemic ‘drives fracking bankruptcies across US’

The report states: “The latest results confirm that fracking continues to be a high-risk enterprise with a poor track record, weak financial fundamentals and an unproven, speculative business model”

Government opens £40m Green Recovery Challenge Fund

Funding will be provided for environmental charities and their partners to work on projects across England to restore nature and tackle climate change

More US citizens concerned about long-term threat of climate change than coronavirus

Around 35% of respondents said they now trust their government’s ability to tackle the climate crisis less than they did before the pandemic

UK council to suspend green traffic scheme due to confusion and long traffic queues

The programme, which aimed to limit vehicles in the streets and improve air quality, has allegedly caused ‘traffic chaos’ and ‘excessive amounts of pollution’

EV market share in Europe rises in second quarter of 2020

From April to June 2020, registrations of electrically-chargeable vehicles rose by 53.3% across the EU, according to the European Automobile Manufacturers Association

BP ‘plans to sell London headquarters as working patterns change’

The building is BP’s global headquarters – more than 500 people were based there until the pandemic caused staff to start working from home

Project converts plastic bottles into PPE suits for Thai hospitals

HSBC has joined the initiative by donating empty drinking bottles used by its staff