IEA: “Surging electricity demand put world power systems under strain”

Global electricity demand grew by 6% in 2021, the largest percentage rise since 2010, the IEA said

Trade union slams OVO bosses over thousands of job cuts

Unite chiefs have warned that “they will not sit by and watch”

England missed household waste recycling target

Recycling from household waste fell by 1.5% in 2020, according to official data

Poorest countries ‘lag behind in clean energy investment’

Nearly $67 billion less was invested into clean energy in emerging markets, new report suggests

Renewable energy firm’s Christmas party blamed for Covid-19 Omicron outbreak

The corporate event was allegedly a super spreader event of the new coronavirus variant in Oslo, Norway

Ofwat proposes to increase price cap for business customers

Ofwat has set out plans to increase the price cap for the non-household retail market by 0.31%

PAC slams Green Homes Grant for dismal failure

It has revealed the scheme only upgraded 47,500 homes out of the 600,000 originally envisaged and calls for BEIS to ’acknowledge its failures’

Climate change tops chart of Brits’ concerns

Worry about climate recorded its highest-ever score, according to new poll

Biden calls for probe over potential ‘illegal conduct’ behind rising gas prices

The US President said there is ‘mounting evidence’ of anti-consumer behaviour by oil and gas companies

‘Pandemic makes alignment between poverty and climate crisis all the more crucial’

The APPG is calling for more alignment between the SDGs and climate agendas after COVID-19 heavily stalled global progress