SSE to close its last coal-fired power plant in Cheshire

It is currently consulting with 158 employees at the Fiddler’s Ferry site as well as trade unions

Net Zero Carbon Taskforce launched in the UK

The announcement coincides with the government’s commitment to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050

Millions more households ‘must switch to low carbon heat before 2030’

The Energy Systems Catapult and the Committee on Climate Change say this is vital if the UK is to go net zero by 2050

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UK net zero carbon emissions target: Responses

Prime Minister Theresa May’s announcement follows recent advice from the Committee on Climate Change

Theresa May sets legally binding net zero emissions target for 2050

Young people will have the chance to share future climate policy through the Youth Steering Group that has been set up

Finland commits to carbon neutrality by 2035

The move makes the Scandinavian nation home to one of the earliest timelines for cutting out carbon

Businesses urge government to set 2050 net zero goal ‘immediately’

The signatories of an open letter cover businesses from various industry sectors including energy, finance, consumer goods, retail, construction, water and communication

Glasgow aims to become UK’s first net-zero emissions city

ScottishPower is to help the city council achieve the target of net zero emissions ‘well before’ 2045

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Bosch commits to 2020 carbon neutrality

The German engineering and electronics firm says it will focus on implementing energy efficiency measures and generating clean power from renewable sources

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Scotland commits to going net-zero by 2045

Within hours of the Committee on Climate Change suggesting it was possible, Scottish Ministers pledged to follow their advice and set a legally-binding target