COP26 President: ‘2021 will be a very big year for climate and the UK’

Speaking at the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee earlier today, Alok Sharma said he wants COP26 to be the most inclusive COP ever

Scientists in Ireland to build a pedestrian bridge made from old wind turbine blades

The project aims to minimise and repurpose wind turbine blade waste

Utility Team is proud to announce net zero commitment for 2025

Delvin Lane, CEO of Utility Team, told us about the energy consultancy’s bold new plans to slash emissions

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

Environment Agency seeks views on new nuclear power station design

The Environment Agency has identified six ‘potential issues’ of the UK Hualong Pressurised Water Reactor

Human activity ‘could drive atmospheric CO2 in 2021 50% higher than pre-industrial levels’

The UK’s national weather service attributes the rise mainly to fossil fuel burning and deforestation

Government faces backlash over decision to approve use of ‘bee-killing’ pesticide

The EU had previously imposed a ban on the use of the pesticide

Almost 60% of Brits look at 2021 as a ‘pivotal year’ for building a greener future

Nearly 67% of the public think the planet is in a worse shape than it has ever been and that the world needs to act within the next 12 months, according to a new study

Banks ‘are silently and indiscriminately financing a toxic tide of plastic pollution’

Portfolio Earth claims financiers are ‘co-responsible’ for propping up the plastic packaging industry, one of the main contributors to harmful plastic waste

Fossil fuel divestment could be shifting finance into ‘pollution havens’

The University of Edinburgh Business School warns that some domestic banks in countries with strict environmental policies are simply shifting their fossil fuel spending abroad