EU unveils new energy efficiency strategy to retrofit 35m buildings

The strategy aims to tackle energy poverty, decarbonise heating and cooling solutions and renovate public buildings

Underwater cable being laid
National Grid launches 149-mile-long Franco-British subsea cable to power 1m homes

By the end of its first year in operation, IFA2 is predicted to avoid 1.2 million tonnes of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere

West Berkshire Council’s green bond reaches £1m target

Around 22% of the funds came from residents in West Berkshire, who each invested an average of £3,500

Former UK energy minister joins green investment consultancy Ikigai Capital

Claire O’Neill joins the consultancy as a Non-Executive Director

National Insulation Association calls on government to extend £2bn Green Homes Grant

The body’s concerns stem from the lifespan of the initiative which is considered to be too short to deliver the ambitious government’s target of 600,000 homes

Could emojis be the key to tackling climate change?

EDF thinks so – it says 40% of people believe emojis help people discuss complex issues, such as the journey towards net zero, more easily

Low Carbon becomes first SME to join Prince of Wales’ Corporate Leaders Group

Through bringing the voice of SMEs, the CLG hopes to explore the measures government can take to provide the policy certainty all SMEs require to commit and take action to reach net zero

A new paradigm for sustainability data management

Exposure can mean reputation risk and reward

‘No major fossil fuel firm is aligned to limiting climate change to 2°C’

The Transition Pathway Initiative claims all fossil fuel giants are still wide’ of the 2°C mark, despite a raft of ‘attention-grabbing’ climate commitments

BEIS Committee launches inquiry into decarbonising heat in homes

It is inviting evidence submissions until 13th November 2020