New inquiry into how the UK can cut fossil fuels and accelerate net zero transition

The Environmental Audit Committee announced the inquiry in response to the rise in fossil fuel prices following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and continued speculation on what will be included in the government’s Energy Security Strategy

MPs urge government to tackle green skills gap

The government has been criticised over an “inconsistent” policy on green jobs and a knowledge gap in necessary skills

CCC warns journey to net zero is far from half-completed

The Climate Change Committee notes the government has been too slow to deliver on its climate promises

G7 summit and climate change – ripples or waves?

Organisations, charities and environmental campaigners react to the outcome of the 47th G7 summit

EAC: Government’s investment in energy efficiency is ‘woefully inadequate’

The body said the government’s net zero target will hit a roadblock unless urgent action is taken to decarbonise homes across Britain

Industry responds to Chancellor’s new Budget

Rishi Sunak has opened his red box – but what does the energy industry think?

Wave energy
New inquiry launched into role of tidal energy in UK’s low carbon mix

The Environmental Audit Committee is inviting written submissions until 18th December 2020

Philip Dunne elected as Chair of Environmental Audit Committee

The Conservative MP for Ludlow replaces former Labour MP Mary Creagh

Kwasi Kwarteng: Government has cut its own emissions by 57% since 2009/2010

Kwasi Kwarteng, Minister of State for Business, Energy and Clean Growth, told the Environmental Audit Committee the government is making good progress in decarbonising itself but noted improvements are needed

Government’s Environment Bill ‘not fit for purpose’

The Environmental Audit Committee has requested that a number of areas of the bill be reconsidered