How do businesses invest in climate change?

A new report surveyed more than 13,500 firms, delving into their stance on climate risks, their investments to address those risks and the main influencing factors on this

‘The free market is crucial to tackling climate change, not green protectionism’

A new report claims free markets are essential to tackling climate change, as they enable free-flowing information and an increase in green technology and foreign investment in the UK’s low carbon economy

Welsh colleges awarded £2m to provide training for jobs in green economy

The courses will include areas such as electric and hybrid vehicles, environmentally-friendly heating systems and electric bikes

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New York awards $6m for energy-saving and clean energy solutions

Entrepreneurs are receiving funding to bring climate technology ideas to market and people in under-represented communities are being supported to start climate technology companies and build their businesses

Half of young Brits ‘want a green job’

The fossil fuels industry is the least attractive sector to young people, with just 6% saying they would like a career in it, according to Good Energy’s survey

New UK facility will convert 30k tonnes of unrecycled plastic to recycled oils

The work for the project is expected to be finalised by the end of 2023

EU backs member states in transition to climate-neutral economies

The European Green Deal Investment Plan will mobilise at least €100 billion of investments to provide support to the regions most impacted by the transition towards a climate-neutral economy

Renewables ‘could stimulate economic growth while benefitting the environment’

IRENA states that a ‘green’ energy system could provide GDP gains of more than £79.5 trillion by 2050, while creating millions of jobs

UN Chief: ‘Now is not the time for retreat on climate change’

UN Secretary-General António Guterres said the world must not lose focus on climate change

E.ON issues €750m green bond

The funds raised will support sustainable infrastructure and energy efficient projects