Labour Party ‘has dropped plans to go net zero by 2030’

It has announced it will instead work towards achieving the goal of carbon neutrality ‘well before 2050’

Labour Party welcomes plan for carbon-neutral energy system by the 2030s

It claims this would help the nation decarbonise and could result in a net benefit of £800 billion across the UK by 2030

Jeremy Corbyn promises 500% increase in offshore wind capacity

The Labour Party leader said the move would create nearly 70,000 jobs and 37 new wind farms across the country

Nationalising UK energy ‘could put 2050 net zero targets at risk’

A new report says the Labour Party’s plans would divert resources and investment away from where they are needed, delay climate change efforts and create an atmosphere of uncertainty

Corbyn: ‘UK must stop passing the buck on climate change to poorer nations’

The Leader of the Labour Party has stressed the UK must measure the emissions from imports, as well as from production

Labour Party appoints first Shadow Minister for Climate Justice and Green Jobs

The role will see her will liaise with climate protest movements across the UK and work to ensure good green jobs follow the transition to a low carbon energy system

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Labour Party launches UK tour to develop green jobs

The move aims to enable communities across the country to contribute to the party’s plans for a Green Industrial Revolution

Labour pledges to make climate change ‘core part’ of school curriculum

It has set out plans to ensure all young people are educated in schools about the social and environmental impacts of climate change

Labour plans to take National Grid into public ownership

The grid operator says this is the ‘last thing’ that’s needed and would delay the progress towards the green energy transition

UK becomes first country to declare climate change emergency

MPs approved the motion yesterday put forward by Labour Leader Jeremy Corbyn