Cadent pays for 40,000 meals to help vulnerable children avoid hunger

The gas network’s announcement follows controversy over the government’s refusal to extend a free school meals scheme beyond term times

Do Brits have it all wrong about the true victims of climate change?

The poll shows twice as many adults think white people are the most climate-vulnerable ethnic group, compared to only 15% that said black people were most at risk

New Jersey adopts environmental justice law to protect minority communities

The legislation requires the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection to evaluate the environmental and public health impacts of certain facilities, including fossil fuel plants, on overburdened communities

More than 200,000 households ‘set to fall into fuel poverty as economy tumbles’

That’s the suggestion from the End Fuel Poverty Coalition, which warns a second wave of the virus arriving during colder weather could be ‘catastrophic for individuals and health services’

Sellafield donates £10k to provide food to vulnerable communities

The funding will be used to provide the elderly, disabled and low income families with food parcels and cooked meals along with activity packs for 1,200 children under the age of 16

West Sussex council energy supplier offers fuel vouchers to vulnerable residents

Your Energy Sussex is working with Citizens Advice to provide emergency fuel vouchers for pre-payment meter customers who are struggling to pay bills

British Gas among organisations working to distribute food to vulnerable people

The energy giant is working with a range of businesses to help ensure the Trussell Trust and FareShare can continue to distribute donated food to those who need it

Bristol Energy announces £12,500 donation to help the most vulnerable

The Warmer Homes Advice & Money (WHAM) project will use the money to provide immediate support to households looking to top up their pre-payment meter

More than seven million energy consumers on vulnerable register

The Energy Networks Association has launched a campaign called ‘Be Winter Ready’ to encourage consumers to prepare for the outages severe weather in the winter may bring

Millions of households ‘forced to choose between heating and eating’

That’s according to new research from uSwitch, released to draw attention to Fuel Poverty Awareness Day today – it notes 3.4 million UK households are in fuel poverty