UK doubles Green Recovery Fund to £80m to support jobs and create new national parks

It is part of the government’s plans to help kickstart the nation’s green recovery, including the expansion of protected landscapes, increased access to nature and stronger flood resilience

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Aviation bosses urge Boris Johnson to help the sector play a key role in UK’s green recovery

Members of the UK’s Sustainable Aviation coalition penned the letter to the Prime Minister to reaffirm the industry’s commitment to achieving net zero by 2050 and call for additional support

Wales launches £3.5m fund for circular economy projects

Projects must support the transition towards a zero waste and zero carbon Wales by keeping materials in circulation for as long as possible and avoiding waste

Community Windpower submits plans for giant wind farm in Southern Scotland

The project will consist of 75 turbines and is expected to produce enough energy to power 572,000 homes every year

Iberdola profits climb to €2.68bn in first nine months of 2020

The energy giant’s growth has been supported by an increase in installed renewable capacity

Scotland launches £3.5m fund for climate-friendly projects

The Community Climate Asset Fund is offering grants for projects including those that boost energy efficiency in buildings and enable the purchase of electric vehicles and bikes

Boris Johnson to unveil plan to power every UK home with offshore wind by 2030

Speaking at the virtual Conservative Party conference today the Prime Minister will promise to invest £160 million in wind energy infrastructure

Boris Johnson pledges to protect an extra 4,000 square kilometres of new land in England

The Prime Minister will reportedly make a commitment to protect 30% of the UK’s land by 2030

The Wildlife Trusts launches appeal to raise £30m for the recovery of 30% of land and sea by 2030

The funds will support projects to expand national nature reserves and support nature recovery projects

Boris Johnson: ‘Climate action cannot be another victim of coronavirus’

Speaking to UN Climate Action Roundtable this afternoon, Prime Minister is expected to urge leaders ‘look how we will rebuild’