Biodiversity ‘being destroyed at a rate unprecedented in history’

On average, there has been a 68% decrease in the population sizes of mammals, birds, amphibians, reptiles and fish between 1970 and 2016

Leeds rolls out free electric bike scheme for commuters

Citizens of the city will be able to borrow an electric bike free of charge for up to two weeks

Job recovery in US clean energy sector has ‘slowed to a trickle’

Environmental Entrepreneurs has warned clean energy, which was previously one of the fastest-growing job sectors in the country, faces a ‘long recovery’

Why business leaders are more environmentally conscious after the pandemic

A survey commissioned by Haven Power has found that corporate business leaders are more environmentally aware than before the coronavirus pandemic.

SSE increases low carbon ambition with science-based carbon targets

Energy giant commits to series of comprehensive carbon targets, aligned to the 2016 Paris Agreement

‘Electric vehicle ownership must increase by 11,000% for a net zero UK’

Electric vehicle ownership will increase from 44k to five million in the south of England and north of Scotland, according to a report

SSE to spend £4m a day on low carbon projects across UK and Ireland

This figure adds up to around £7 billion of investment in new renewable infrastructure and technologies over the next five years

Overseas business trips ‘to fall by more than a third’ in post-coronavirus future

Around 89% of business professionals think their company’s overseas travel in the next few years will be significantly reduced compared to pre-pandemic levels, even after travel restrictions are eased

EU Member States ‘must steer recovery funding towards climate neutrality’

The Climate Action Network Europe and CEE Bankwatch Network have identified investment proposals that they say must be funded to ensure a green economic recovery is possible

Putting wind in the sails of a green recovery

Wind power is a keystone of the greenprint for a net zero future, according to SSE Business Energy