Ofgem seeks input from TPIs in retail energy market

The regulator says it is keen to ensure TPIs can provide their input on a range of policy programmes designed to enable the energy transition

Lord Ian Duncan becomes UK’s Minister for Climate Change

His responsibilities now include leading climate science and innovation, as well as advances in smart metering and clean heat

Inquiry launched into international trade and environment

The International Trade Committee is inviting written submissions until 1st October 2019

Decarbonising Wales ‘must be central to regional planning’

That’s the verdict from the Welsh Government, which has set out a 20-year vision on how to transform the country into a clean, connected and sustainable powerhouse

Boris Johnson: ‘Future will be clean, green and prosperous’

He said the UK would lead the world in delivering the 2050 net-zero target and promised the UK would be the home of electric cars and planes

The deadline to electrify the UK’s transport sector by 2040 ‘is too late’

That’s the call from Lord Deben, Chairman of the Committee on Climate Change, who spoke to the Environmental Audit Committee this morning

UK public demands government shows leadership on tackling climate change

A series of citizens’ juries and assemblies held on the topic of slowing emissions and avoiding environmental destruction said issues such as Brexit are taking up too much of politicians’ time

Cornwall Council’s climate plan grows roots with £30m forest scheme

The local authority plans to plant thousands of new trees in a bid to tackle climate change

Former terror chief warns Extinction Rebellion ‘are extreme anarchist group’

Richard Walton, Senior Fellow at Policy Exchange, says the movement of climate protestors seeks a ‘subversive agenda’ and calls for police and government to crack down on the group

Government ‘must give local authorities more flexibility on waste’

The Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee says councils must have the freedom to develop their own recycling strategies