Industry responds to the government’s Heat and Buildings Strategy

Industry leaders said the programme is a “step in the right direction” but lacks ambition

‘Government installs nearly 6% of the heat pumps needed for net zero’

The Institute for Public Policy Research calls on the government to spend £6 billion a year in green measures to reach its decarbonisation targets

Government urged to make buses free to all by 2025 in net zero blueprint

‘Fairness lock’ is essential to net zero transition, the IPPR Environmental Justice Commission suggests

Revolutionise UK home heating with heat pumps and high energy efficiency standards

The scale of investment could create around 275,000 jobs in England alone and potentially lower energy bills for households, the IPPR reports

Investing in a green recovery ‘could create 1.6 million new jobs after the coronavirus crisis’

A new report from IPPR suggests delivering a clean and fair recovery, including a drive to insulate homes and fit low carbon heating, is the ‘best way’ to boost the economy

Green jobs
The UK must go ‘faster, further and fairer’ to reach a greener future

The Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) Environmental Justice Commission says this is the only way to seize the ‘significant national and global opportunities of a net zero economy’

UK should ‘urgently extend climate laws to other environmental threats’

The Institute of Public Policy Research is calling for binding targets for the rapid reduction of environmental impacts, including biodiversity and air quality

Climate change
UK Government should be put on ‘war footing’ against climate change

The Institute for Public Policy Research has launched the Environmental Justice Commission to tackle global warming

Dried river basin
The collapse of civilisation could be just around the corner…

A new report suggests the effects of global warming could lead to migration, conflict, famine and societal breakdown

UK Government ‘to miss fuel poverty target by at least 60 years’

Think tank IPPR is calling for a ‘fundamental reform’ of the Energy Company Obligation scheme