Green Finance Institute launches Zero Carbon Heating Taskforce

The Taskforce will conduct a focused review to identify the barriers and enablers to investment into low carbon heating across the UK housing market

Scotlands’ fuel-poor to receive £16m of new energy efficiency support

The funding aims to improve insulation and install energy efficient heating systems, in order to contribute to Scotland’s net zero targets

Uzbekistan secures €55.8m loan to finance hydropower projects

The country hopes to generate a quarter of its electricity from renewable sources by 2030, including 3.8GW of hydropower

Gaia Says No! Episode 8 – Money

Listen in as ethical finance expert Clare Brook joins us to discuss this emotive and often divisive issue

Morgan Stanley to disclose carbon impacts of its loans

It has become the first US-based global bank to join the Partnership for Carbon Accounting Financials and its Steering Committee

Rishi Sunak confirms £3bn green jobs plan to save money, cut carbon and boost employment

In his much-awaited Summer Statement, which serves as a recovery plan for the UK economy, the Chancellor outlined how he planned to tackle ‘profound economic challenges’ with a ‘historic investment in infrastructure’

Almost 40% of households report increase in utility bills since Covid-19 began

Almost 60% of Britons say the overall cost of life has increased during the pandemic, according to a new survey

New scheme launched to make UK’s £3 trillion pension pot more sustainable

Make My Money Matter aims to drive systemic change in the pension industry by ‘putting people and the planet alongside returns’

Scottish Government announces £62 million fund for energy sector

The finance injection aims to help the energy sector recover from the “dual economic impacts” of the coronavirus pandemic and the oil and gas price crash

US-based consortium awards $10.3m of funding to advance offshore wind industry

The money will be spread among 12 projects investigating a range of topics, ranging from floating wind turbine moorings to grid stability technologies and optimisation software