Changing climate ‘is risking UK’s national food security’

The Environmental Audit Committee suggests a high dependency on imported fresh food, coupled with failure to act on climate breakdown, could mean shortages in the future

Business group looks to accelerate sustainability across Europe

The Corporate Leaders Group Europe, launched by the University of Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership, aims to create a climate neutral, competitive and sustainable economy

Could hydrogen gas be the tonic the gin industry needs?

A gin distillery has secured a share of £40 million of new government funding to use hydrogen power in its distillation process

Banks Renewables behind CfD legal challenge

It has launched judicial review proceedings against what it says is the government’s discrimination of onshore wind in favour of offshore wind in its CfD auctions

New cabinet appointments are ‘quite encouraging with respect to energy’

That’s the verdict from energy expert Jeremy Nicholson, who told ELN he thought the new Prime Minister’s reshuffle was ‘relatively logical’

UK public demands government shows leadership on tackling climate change

A series of citizens’ juries and assemblies held on the topic of slowing emissions and avoiding environmental destruction said issues such as Brexit are taking up too much of politicians’ time

Government’s actions to tackle climate change ‘falling well-short of what’s needed’

The Committee on Climate Change has warned the government’s policies are still only making sustainable changes at an “incremental” level

MPs launch inquiry into net zero government

It will focus on the sustainability of the government’s estate and procurement processes and what action it needs to take to achieve the 2050 goal

Bulk of UK public say government should offer tax relief for community energy

Around 82% of people think the government should do more to help local communities generate their own energy

Rural renewables get £10m funding boost

The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy says the money aims to help countryside communities install clean electricity, cut their bills and reduce emissions