REA: ‘More government action is needed if the UK is to achieve its net zero aims’

The REA’s new report reveals that although progress in decarbonisation has been made, reduced support schemes and a lack of policy have slowed progress

Highways England releases net zero roadmap – but neglects to suggest less driving could help cut emissions

At the heart of its strategy is achieving net zero for its own operations by 2030, delivering net zero road maintenance and construction by 2040 and an aim to ‘support’ net zero travel on its roads by 2050

Theresa May: ‘UK is at a crucial crossroad for climate and the environment’

The former Prime Minister and MP for Maidenhead spoke after having been appointed the new Chair of the Aldersgate Group

Tour de France – sustainable cycling a chain reaction?

The Tour de France has implemented sustainable measures for this year’s competition and looks to influence more people to take up cycling

Right to repair law to increase lifespan of electrical products

New government rules will mean spare parts must be provided free-of-charge for damaged electrical appliances under warranty

‘Tougher measures needed’ for the UK to reach net zero by 2050

A new report claims the next decade is vital in the journey to net zero and warns the UK is not on track

Ofgem sets out final proposals to protect microbusinesses from unscrupulous brokers

Ofgem’s new support provisions, which are expected to enter force in 2021, aim to make broker commission structures more obvious

Shutting down nuclear plants risks ‘greatest loss of clean power in history’

In a new letter to world leaders, a group of industry associations stresses without nuclear, progress on decarbonisation will ‘backslide’ and the carbon intensity of energy generation will begin to rise

Budget 2021: In summary

The 2021 Budget established how the Conservative Party will work to drive a sustainable and business-focused recovery in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic

Could COP26 be further postponed due to COVID-19?

Media reports suggest the United Nations summit could be delayed for a second time if the pandemic situation worsens