Businesses must commit to tackling climate change and those that do not move fast enough are in danger of being left behind, a senior Government minister has warned.
Cop26 must consign coal power to history, signal the end of polluting vehicles and call time on deforestation, the president of the climate summit has urged.
The UK Government has given fresh commitments that the planned North Sea transition deal will be delivered by the end of next month.
Westminster accused of playing party politics over sector deal after north-east SNP MPs request for meeting snubbed
The UK Government has been accused of playing party politics over the upcoming North Sea transition deal.
The International Energy Agency (IEA) has announced plans to produce the “world’s first comprehensive roadmap” setting out how to reach net zero emissions by 2050.
Alok Sharma has been appointed by the Prime Minister to be the full-time president of the UN Cop26 climate conference, with Kwasi Kwarteng promoted to Business Secretary.
The UK Government’s decision to green light plans for a major offshore wind farm has sparked concerns about the potential impact on sea birds.
The UK Government has been urged to give “more detail” on planned support for the oil and gas industry in order to give the sector greater confidence.
SSE, operator of the Peterhead Power Station, is facing backlash from various climate groups after being announced as one of the first sponsors of the COP26 summit in Glasgow.
There’s a danger that the deployment of hydrogen technology could be impacted by wider “government indecision” around what the future energy mix will look like.
Former Labour leader Ed Miliband has urged the UK Government to intervene on the “impasse” at BiFab, warning of a “scandal” if contracts that could be completed in the UK were given overseas.
STUC urges UK politicians to hold jobs “crisis summit” after string of losses in green energy sector
A leading union is calling on UK politicians to hold a “crisis summit” after a string of jobs losses in the renewables industry.
The UK government is reconsidering its support for financing foreign oil and gas projects, following UK Export Finance’s (UKEF) commitment to the Total-led Mozambique LNG project.
Swedish wind developer Vattenfall has been given the go-ahead for a giant Southern North Sea wind project after the UK Government overturned a decision that would delay the project.
The UK Government has rejected plans for an offshore wind farm extension in the Southern North Sea.
A key climate summit in Glasgow has been postponed until next year due to the coronavirus outbreak.
A company which was backed by the British Government has raised 16 million US dollars (£12 million) from investors including US oil major Chevron in a bid to spread its technology to capture carbon from industrial plants.
The Scottish Green Party has warned that the UK Government's appointment of Alok Sharma as minister for the COP26 UN climate summit is a threat to meaningful climate action.