CCC warns journey to net zero is far from half-completed

The Climate Change Committee notes the government has been too slow to deliver on its climate promises

New $281m funding secured for urgent environmental action

It will support sustainable recovery from COVID-19, with a focus on climate change, marine biodiversity, e-mobility and green buildings in developing countries

All major national infrastructure projects ‘must embed biodiversity gain’

As part of its response to the Dasgupta Review, the government will require nature-positive status from all major infrastructure projects

Have you packed for a £600k Space Odyssey?

New competition offers the first prize to a young scientist who will come up with the best design of a nanosatellite

‘European jobs could soar by 5.7m with sustainable and digital investments’

A new report has suggested these investments are needed for Europe to bridge the gap with the rest of the world post-pandemic

Water industry opens taps for £2.8bn into green recovery

An initial £850 million in Ofwat funding is set to support green investment plans across the UK’s water sector

Nearly 44,000 trees to be planted near schools, hospitals and deprived areas

The government reportedly aims to plant 143 million new trees a year by 2035

EU agrees to 55% emissions cut by 2030

Lawmakers and representatives of the 27 member states also agreed to commit to negative emissions after 2050

UK launches £120m scheme for zero-emission buses

The funding is forecast to support up to 500 zero-emission buses

Government announces landmark ban on funding of fossil fuel projects overseas

A new ‘North Sea Transition Deal’ will see policymakers and industry invest up to £16 billion in renewables, hydrogen and carbon capture usage and storage by 2030 to reduce carbon emissions