UK unveils ambitious nature package ahead of COP28

The UK Environment Secretary has announced a nature package, featuring initiatives like a search for a new National Park, 34 landscape recovery projects and measures to enhance access to green spaces

Nearly 2,000 UK businesses demand urgent climate action ahead of COP28

Business leaders call for a clear climate action plan to restore the UK’s global climate leadership at COP 28

UK Prime Minister unveils £29.5bn investment boost to drive growth

The funding is expected to support sectors like tech, life sciences, renewables, housing and infrastructure

‘Nearly 80% of landlords want stricter energy efficiency rules’

Majority of landlords are in favour of raising the minimum energy efficiency standard on rental properties, according to a survey

Autumn Statement: Will there be energy bill support?

The government’s reported offer of £1,000 for allowing pylons in residential areas sparks controversy, with critics highlighting concerns about geographical disparities in assistance

Environment Secretary resigns in Cabinet reshuffle

Environment Secretary Therese Coffey resigned from her position as part of Prime Minister Rishi Sunak’s ministerial reshuffle

SNP urges cost of living focus ahead of King’s Speech

The SNP is advocating for a £400 energy bill rebate as part of their call to address the cost of living crisis

King’s Speech: What to expect?

The King’s Speech is expected to include a range of legislative proposals that address economic growth, energy security, Brexit-related matters and support for businesses in adopting new technologies

Will energy take centre stage at King’s Speech?

The legislative package will reportedly involve potential energy-related measures, including future oil and gas drilling in the North Sea

‘£1bn EV charging fund still unallocated after three years’

A £1 billion fund intended to expand the UK’s electric vehicle charging network, announced in 2020, remains unallocated after more than three years