Northern Ireland green lights climate change qualification

This will be an available GCSE and AS-Level course for students from September

‘Extreme weather patterns are not new phenomena’

New data reveals the most extreme weather the UK has experienced dates back to the Victorian period

‘NHS not on track to hit net zero targets’

Without urgent action, the health service will not achieve net zero by 2040 – a new report claims

How smart meters can lead to more efficiency…

A new study reveals that measuring heat loss from homes could be the answer to cutting emissions in buildings

UK retailers cut £7.1bn of contracts that weren’t sustainable

In the last year, retailers heavily cracked down on cleaning up their supply chains

Animal loss halves plants’ ability to cope with climate change

The extinction and depletion of mammals has heavily impacted the survival of plants

NASA: ‘2021 sixth warmest year ever’

A new report from the space agency has revealed that 8/10 of the warmest years in Earth’s history have occurred in the last decade

‘New energy models can stop utilities going bust’

Only 22% of energy companies are looking at new energy business models but a new report suggests this could be critical to stop them being wiped out

‘Environmentally-friendly stocks offer better returns than polluting ones’

New research suggests there is a 30% lower chance of risk when investing in companies that fare better for the environment

New York to explore green hydrogen to meet decarbonisation goals

A hydrogen strategy study will be conducted to compile information and data, focusing on opportunities surrounding green hydrogen to align with existing mandates for 70% renewable electricity by 2030 and 100% zero emission power by 2040