Former UK energy minister Claire O’Neill has slammed the government’s “cavalier attitude” and in-fighting in the lead up to the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow.
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s 10-point plan put hydrogen at number two on the list, but panellists at session four of Energy Voice’s ETIDEX event wanted more clarity.
With less than a year to COP26, business and governments are under increasing pressure to pair our recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic with breakthrough actions to achieve net-zero emissions.
As part of plans announced during the launch of the COP26 climate conference, Boris Johnson has said a ban on the sale of new petrol and diesel cars in the UK will be brought forward to 2035.
The recently sacked president of a major UN climate summit set to be hosted by the UK this year has accused Boris Johnson of a lack of leadership and "apparent dark ops" over her dismissal.
Boris Johnson has axed the president of the major climate summit which the UK is hosting later this year.