CMA publishes new law to crack down on greenwashing

Companies will have until the New Year to ensure their environmental claims comply with the law

Unions: ‘Nuclear funding is critical to net zero success’

Three energy unions are calling for government to accelerate its new nuclear funding plan to help with the country’s net zero aims

‘UK is nowhere near reaching net zero by 2050’

A new report suggests governmental net zero aims and the policies themselves could not be further apart

A sticky situation gets £10m solution

Government has launched a taskforce to tackle chewing gum litter across England’s streets – with major producers investing up to £10m

Defra refutes disposable nappy tax – but how would it protect the environment?

Brits dispose of around 3bn disposable nappies per year, which makes up 3% of household waste. Could a tax have changed this? What do parents think?

‘Policy must change or 29m homes will not decarbonise’

A coalition of groups have written an open letter to the Prime Minister, calling for government to make it easier for consumers to decarbonise their homes

‘First ever’ £430m government-backed green transition loan announced

Wood plc will receive the loan to increase clean growth exports, green jobs and take advantage of the energy transition

Green automotive tech gets £91m boost

Four projects that advance EV and hydrogen-fuelled technology have received the funding to drive down emissions by up to 32m tonnes

Prisons set to cut carbon as well as crime

Solar panels are to be installed at 19 prisons, preventing up to 1,300 tonnes of carbon emissions

Marine plastic pollution
Ocean pollution to get £16.2m flush of funding

The government has announced the funding to combat plastic pollution, stop the extinction of global coral reefs and boost the UK’s ability to help in marine pollution disasters