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

Energy reshuffle! Kwasi Kwarteng appointed new Business Secretary as Alok Sharma becomes full-time COP26 President

Anne-Marie Trevelyan becomes Minister of State for Business, Energy and Clean Growth

UK backs Glasgow-based firm in securing £3m deal for offshore wind farm

PCT Group Sales won its first renewable energy contract after receiving backing from UK Export Finance

Win or lose, Trump’s withdrawal from Paris Agreement has been formalised

The UK, Chile, France, Italy and the UN Climate Change said they will continue to work with US partners to accelerate climate action

Climate change: Scotland becomes European Co-Chair of Under2 Coalition

The Coalition is a network of more than 200 governments that was set up to drive climate action globally

All aboard! UK’s first hydrogen-powered train starts trial journeys today

The DfT says the technology deployed in the train will be available by 2023 to retrofit current in-service trains to hydrogen

Alok Sharma: ‘We are working on delivering a physical COP26’

The Business Secretary said although the government’s plan is to organise an in-person climate summit, Covid-19 pandemic still cast uncertainty over the future

COP26 seeks sponsors with ‘strong climate credentials’

Businesses with ambitious net zero commitments by 2050 or earlier with a reliable short term action plan will be prioritised

Glasgow-based SMS to provide public sector EV charging solutions

It has been appointed by the Crown Commercial Service to support local authorities, councils and hospitals’ move towards low carbon transport

COP26: Four researchers chosen to build scientific evidence ahead of summit

They will engage with the international climate negotiations ahead of the climate change conference in Glasgow next year