EU and member states’ climate contributions exceed €21bn

They remain the largest provider of public climate finance, which has more than doubled since 2013, to help developing nations cope with the impacts of climate change

New Scottish alliance targets 8GW of offshore wind

The newly established Scottish Offshore Wind Energy Council also aims to boost the local content of projects and increase the number of jobs

Somerset Council to boost battery storage capacity to 30MW

An additional 5MW development is being installed at the site near Taunton

Businesses offered £2.2m to develop affordable urban heat networks

The deadline for applications is 4th November 2019

Cornwall Council’s climate plan grows roots with £30m forest scheme

The local authority plans to plant thousands of new trees in a bid to tackle climate change

Nottingham Council pledges to become plastic-free by 2023

The city council plans to reduce the use of plastics at events such as the annual Goose Fair

Bristol consults on Clean Air Zone to tackle pollution

The consultation is open until 12th August 2019

Could Edinburgh become carbon neutral by 2037?

Councillors are to debate the ambitious goal today, in addition to a plan to deliver an innovative citywide approach to sustainability

New £41m Energy SuperHub ‘game changer’ for Oxford

The project will consist of giant batteries, electric vehicle charging points as well as ground source heat pumps

Bristol Council to install city’s ‘first’ rapid EV charging hub

The charge points are expected to enable drivers to refuel their EVs to 80% in as little as 20 minutes