Environmental campaigners have branded carbon capture and storage (CCS) a “dangerous distraction” from the urgent need to decarbonise the energy sector.
The world’s eyes will be on Scotland in November when global leaders are set to meet in Glasgow for the COP26 summit, a year later than originally planned.
Emerging technologies will be key to delivering the Government’s decarbonisation strategy and 2050 zero-carbon target, according to energy experts at Pinsent Masons.
Its bold, it’s ambitious and it’s also been warmly received by most stakeholders including industry and even environmental groups. The UK Government’s 10 point plan covers clean energy, transport, nature and innovative technologies in its quest to create jobs and achieve net-zero by 2050.
As the UK rises in the RECAI rankings, could its 10-point green plan catapult it to be a leader in the globe’s green recovery?
As light begins to appear at the end of the tunnel in the battle against the Coronavirus pandemic, it is now a time for governments worldwide to think deeply about a sustainable, green recovery plan. In the UK, a sign of intent to seize this enormous opportunity to build back better has been given with the announcement of a £12b plan for a ‘green industrial revolution’. The pledge comes with the UK already moving in the right direction jumping to 5th spot in EY’s latest Renewable Energy Country Attractive Index.
Boris Johnson's Ten Point Plan for a Green Industrial Revolution sets out how the UK looks to "build back better" from the impact of coronavirus by creating green jobs and accelerating the transition to net zero emissions by 2050.
More than half of the estimated £50bn investment for the UK government’s offshore wind plan is expected to go to overseas companies.