Businesses beg new PM to ‘keep net zero targets going’

These include Amazon, Coca-Cola, Unilever and Lloyds Bank

Tory backbenchers fear new leader could scrap net zero plans

As energy prices grow, sympathy towards climate action wanes

Ditching net zero ‘could cost Tories 1.3m votes’

A new report outlines how failing to live up to the 2050 promise could impact the governing party

Ex-Energy Minister Ed Davey elected as new leader of Liberal Democrats

The ex-Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change defeated rival candidate Layla Moran by 42,756 votes to 24,564

Boris Johnson ‘plans new climate department’ to work towards net zero future

Rumours suggest the Prime Minister is formulating a post-election partial reshuffle of the cabinet

Channel 4 to host UK’s first leaders’ debate on climate change

It is awaiting confirmation from Boris Johnson and Nigel Farage for the ‘Emergency on Planet Earth’ debate

‘Only 4% of UK citizens trust politicians to be honest about the environment’

Politicians were the second-least trusted group after celebrities, who were trusted by only 3% of the populace

Labour Party ‘has dropped plans to go net zero by 2030’

It has announced it will instead work towards achieving the goal of carbon neutrality ‘well before 2050’

Boris Johnson: Conservative Party will increase UK’s offshore wind goal to 40GW

The Prime Minister says the party will increase the nation’s 2030 target if they win the upcoming general election

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