‘Government’s lack of strategy is halting the growth of community energy’

EAC urges the government to consider increasing the role community energy can play for the UK’s net zero

EAC urges government to launch improved energy efficiency scheme after scrapping GHG

The body suggests there is a ‘pressing need’ to boost the energy efficiency of UK homes

EAC urges government to seize tidal power potential

MPs suggest tidal range projects, such as lagoons and barrages, are stuck at the concept stage without sufficient funding

Government ditches Green Homes Grant

Responding to the announcement, EnergyUK said scrapping the scheme before it got off the ground will undermine trust

EAC calls for VAT cuts on green sectors to build back better

MPs suggest wider tax changes could offer a reset to design an economy fit for net zero Britain

Bank of England warned of ‘moral hazard’ risks from high-carbon bond purchases

The Environmental Audit Committee says the bank’s corporate bond purchases are currently aligned with a ‘catastrophic’ 3.5°C temperature rise by 2100

Nearly 75% of Brits ‘find it difficult to find a registered contractor for Green Homes Grant’

Almost 86% of homeowners and landlords rate their experience with the Green Homes Grant as either poor or very poor, according to a new survey

Tech giants Apple and Amazon face backlash from MPs for ‘e-waste tsunami’ in the UK

The Environmental Audit Committee says the companies are contributing to 155,000 tonnes of waste electricals ending up in bins every year

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