Energy projects could receive up to £150k in latest Ofgem’s innovation funding

Ofgem has set the areas the four challenge areas for its Strategic Innovation Fund

Wales to provide £227m to support rural economy towards greener future

The funding, available to farmers, foresters, land managers and associated rural sectors, is designed to support the pace and scale of change needed as part of country’s 10 years of action on climate change to enable a ‘just transition’

UK and Scottish Governments strike a deal on “green freeports”

Two “green freeports” will be established in Scotland

New inquiry into hydrogen and carbon capture launched in Scotland

It will investigate what further support is needed for the hydrogen sector to incorporate the gas into the UK’s energy mix and ensure a ‘just transition’ for the oil and gas industry

Developer ‘pauses’ Cambo oil field development

The Chief Executive of the developer company said they will “evaluate the next steps” of the project

Trade unions issue notice for strike action of North Sea contractors

Workers vote in favour of industrial action in a dispute over changes to terms, condition and pay

COP26 Live: Women should be central to tackling climate crisis, Nicola Sturgeon says

The First Minister announced further action on tackling the impacts of climate change on gender