NHS writes out prescription to tackle climate change

It has announced plans to establish an expert panel to chart a practical route map to net zero and plans to become the world’s first major health service to do so

David Attenborough: We should listen closely to citizens’ climate assembly

The 110 members of the public have been chosen to take part in the Climate Assembly UK, with the first meeting taking place in Birmingham today

UK ‘must significantly change way land is used to reach net zero’

The Committee on Climate Change says the government must now confront the ‘rapid changes’ that are needed to drive decarbonisation while supporting the economy

Academic appointed to drive new industrial decarbonisation centre in the UK

Professor Mercedes Maroto-Valer from Heriot-Watt University will work with academics, industry and policymakers to develop a proposal for the Industrial Decarbonisation Research and Innovation Centre (IDRIC)

Church of England joins Net Zero Asset Owner Alliance  

Its three National Investment Bodies, which represents more than £12bn in assets under management, will ensure their investments are aligned with limiting temperatures to 1.5°C

Massachusetts governor sets out 2050 net zero commitment

Governor Charlie Baker made the announcement while delivering the 2020 State of the Commonwealth Address yesterday

UK-Canada businesses offered £2m to cut farm pollution and boost productivity

Projects must include the use of data-driven precision approaches and contribute towards the 2040 net zero agriculture emissions target

Clean energy to power all new Welsh homes from 2025

The Welsh Government says the new regulations will make homes more energy efficient and cheaper to run

UKPN achieves certification for cutting carbon emissions

The power network operator has been recognised by the Carbon Trust for an absolute reduction of 6.6% carbon emissions since 2016/17

EU seeks views on tightening state aid rules for carbon market

The Commission has launched a consultation on the revised guidelines for emissions allowance trading post-2021, which includes reducing the number of sectors eligible for compensation