‘The free market is crucial to tackling climate change, not green protectionism’

A new report claims free markets are essential to tackling climate change, as they enable free-flowing information and an increase in green technology and foreign investment in the UK’s low carbon economy

COP26: UK kick-starts new initiative to protect world’s rainforests

The Forest, Agriculture and Commodity Trade (FACT) Dialogue brings together more than 18 countries exporting and consuming agricultural products to discuss how to make the process greener and more sustainable

Green Network Energy and Simplicity Energy go bust

The closures are forecast to affect around 410,000 domestic customers

UK’s renewable trade ‘to drop off by 75% before 2023’

Cicero Group notes this collapse in trading activity is likely to mean the UK will not alone be able to successfully achieve net zero emissions by 2050

Azerbaijan and UK partner on renewable energy

The nations have agreed to renew efforts to tackle challenges facing the energy industry

UK signs post-Brexit trade agreement with Iceland and Norway

It includes imported goods such as some fuel and oil products in a no-deal scenario

Centrica and ENGIE to trade power from Moray Offshore Wind Farm

They have signed Power Purchase Agreements, starting from commercial operation which is scheduled for 2022

EU imposes limits to steel imports after Trump’s tariffs

An investigation found imports of steel products into the EU have been increasingly sharply following the tariffs introduced by the US

Brexit must not ‘mess up UK’s energy systems’

Lawrence Slade, CEO of Energy UK, said diverging from European energy schemes won’t benefit consumers or industry

Post-Brexit trade signals ‘ominous for low carbon sector’

The future of the UK’s low carbon sector is at risk from post-Brexit trade strategies. That’s according to think-tank Green Alliance, which says the government is likely to place equal importance on trade with the EU and other countries such as the US or China. However, Green Alliance says the UK must prioritise economic alignment with […]