Government launches long-awaited Energy White Paper

The white paper expands on Boris Johnson’s recently announced Ten Point Plan and sets out the steps needed to cut emissions from industry, transport and buildings by 230 million metric tonnes

Boris Johnson unveils ten point plan to tackle climate change, deliver net zero and launch a ‘green industrial revolution’

The Prime Minister says the new plans will create and support up to 250,000 British jobs while allowing the UK to ‘forge ahead with eradicating its contribution to climate change by 2050’

Boris Johnson: ‘Climate action cannot be another victim of coronavirus’

Speaking to UN Climate Action Roundtable this afternoon, Prime Minister is expected to urge leaders ‘look how we will rebuild’

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

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India’s nine minute ‘switch-off’ results in ‘unprecedented’ dip in power demand

Indians were asked to turn off lights on the 5th of April in a show of commitment and solidarity to fight covid-19

CCC urges Boris Johnson to stop climate change efforts falling short

The CCC notes the Conservative Party’s strong parliamentary majority will permit confident decisions on climate challenges and says it must ‘seize that opportunity’

Boris Johnson: ‘We can beat the renewable energy sceptics’

Speaking at the Conservative Party Conference earlier this week, the Prime Minister said British technology is the key to a clean energy future

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

Boris Johnson: Britain is leading the world in battery tech

The new prime minister sacked more than half the cabinet, including Business and Energy Secretary Greg Clark

Tory leadership debate: Will the environment and net zero emissions be top priorities?

A televised debate saw the five candidates answer various questions from the public