‘Almost 10,000 nuclear industry jobs at stake without Sizewell C’

Up to a third of roles at certain companies are identified as being at risk, the Sizewell C Consortium estimates

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‘Nuclear power is likely to continue to play a key role in global low carbon energy mix’

A new report stresses supportive energy policies and market designs must facilitate investment to build enough new nuclear capacity to offset approaching retirements

Ex-Energy Minister Ed Davey elected as new leader of Liberal Democrats

The ex-Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change defeated rival candidate Layla Moran by 42,756 votes to 24,564

Kwasi Kwarteng responds to our net zero business survey

The Minister said: ‘Clean growth has to be a shared endeavour between government, devolved nations, local authorities, business, civil society and the British people’

Government consults on whether to fine businesses for contributing to illegal deforestation

Parliament has launched a new consultation to explore whether it should introduce new regulations to help prevent forests and other natural areas from being illegally converted into agricultural lands

Green hydrogen industry needs ‘more backing to reach global demand goals’

The numerous hydrogen projects announced so far are likely to be insufficient to meet demand projections, according to a new report

Government ‘must launch National Delivery Body to decarbonise heat’

Heat is currently the largest single source of carbon emissions in the UK, accounting for more than a third of greenhouse gases

Rishi Sunak confirms £3bn green jobs plan to save money, cut carbon and boost employment

In his much-awaited Summer Statement, which serves as a recovery plan for the UK economy, the Chancellor outlined how he planned to tackle ‘profound economic challenges’ with a ‘historic investment in infrastructure’

Boris Johnson promises to “build build build” to help UK recover from coronavirus crisis

Despite the re-affirmation of plans to plant more than 30,000 of hectares every year and increase spending on conservation, green groups have voiced disappointment with the Prime Minister’s speech

UK Government proposes new Emissions Trading System to replace EU system

Policymakers say the plan will be even more ambitious than previous versions and will ensure the UK is aligned with its commitment to reach net zero by 2050