Urban climate policies ‘could avoid 1.3m deaths by 2030’

A new report suggests implementing clean approaches could also create 14 million city-based jobs

EU nations ‘giving limited information on effects of policies to cut emissions’

The European Environment Agency warns there is not enough information to calculate the exact impacts of current national mitigation policies

‘Tougher UK policies needed’ for clean energy success

The UK will require an “ambitious policy package” if it wants to reduce carbon emissions and embrace renewable energy. That’s according to researchers from University College London. It suggests government policies are a vital part of changing the way the country supports clean energy and sustainability efforts. They believe policies “may be falling short”, hindering […]

Nicola Sturgeon: UK energy policy needs Scottish voice

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has called for a new approach to the UK’s relationship with Scotland on energy issues. She said key decisions on energy policy should be made after consulting with the Scottish Government. Ms Sturgeon’s call came as she met with industry experts at the latest meeting of the Scottish Energy Advisory Board […]

UK ranked sixth most sustainable country in the world

Sweden has been dubbed the most sustainable country in the world in a new ranking, beating the UK which came in sixth place. A new report rated a total of 59 countries on a range of environmental and social issues, including how a country’s government deals with an ageing population, the type of policies and […]