Leaked documents show nations do not want to cut fossil fuels ahead of COP26

Saudi Arabia, Japan and Australia are reportedly some of the countries that have written a report to the UN asking for less emphasis to be put on the end of fossil fuels

UN: ‘Fossil fuel production will be more than double what is needed to stop global warming’

A new report from the UNEP claims that by 2030, governments will be producing 240% more coal than what is needed to keep warming at 1.5°C

Spain to phase out coal, nuclear and oil-fired plants by 2035

Its use of nuclear is projected to drop to 7.8% by 2030 and coal to be entirely phased out by 2025

Bulgaria will not exit coal until 2040

The country’s green campaigners have stressed this is nowhere near close enough, as the industry is already €1bn behind EU emission standards

Boris Johnson confirms ban on all new gas boilers by 2035

Households could benefit from £5,000 grants to replace their old gas boilers with low carbon alternatives

Government to ‘fund new nuclear power station before 2024’

The funding will be part of the government’s much-anticipated Net Zero strategy

‘Netherlands to phase out coal by 2030’

A new report claims that Dutch coal will be history by the end of this decade, based on the new carbon price floor and reduction in thermal power generation

Which city will become home to the UK’s prototype fusion energy plant?

The plant is anticipated to start operations in the early 2040s

African countries trying to develop are having more deaths from air pollution

A new study reveals that 1.1m Africans died from air pollution in 2019 and this has been a biproduct of these countries’ attempts to modernise

India to make up 35% of all new Asian midstream oil and gas projects by 2025

The country is set to have 118 new projects start, with the largest costing $1.4bn and spanning more than 2,700km in length