With COP26 less than a year away, an intergenerational climate emergency requires intergenerational action. We have over 1,000 young energy experts that can help shape the climate debate, writes the Energy Institute’s Sinead Obeng AMEI
Energy bosses have been served a “fresh wake up call” that the sector needs to accelerate progress to tackle climate change in order to attract top talent.
The long-awaited United Nations Climate Change Conference will be a chance to “reset the benchmark” ahead of the worldwide push for net zero, according to one of the leading figures behind the event.
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.
In the “business-as-usual” version of 2020, global leaders should have been gathering this week in Glasgow for the most important meeting on climate since the Paris Agreement five years ago.
Leading voices from the world of industry will get to grips with the energy transition’s biggest questions at a free online event in one week’s time.
Costs involved with decarbonising the UK’s economy to net zero have fallen in the last year, according to the Committee on Climate Change (CCC).
Nicola Sturgeon has warned that climate change, not Covid, remains the “greatest long-term challenge” facing the world ahead of a key international summit in Glasgow next year.
Aberdeen has been selected as the home for the “world’s first” offshore floating facility to produce green hydrogen.
The Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has defended the BP – Aberdeen net zero partnership against a claim it may be a “PR coup”.
The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has announced plans to publish a blueprint before the end of the year laying out the path for the UK to achieve net-zero.
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.
Key international climate talks postponed as the result of the pandemic will now take place in the UK in November 2021, a year later than scheduled, it has been announced.
Green response to Covid-19 crisis ‘will deliver more jobs and financial returns’, economy experts claim
Ensuring measures to boost economies after the pandemic are "green" will create more jobs and better financial returns, as well as tackle climate change, experts have said.
A key climate summit in Glasgow has been postponed until next year due to the coronavirus outbreak.
This is a Budget like no other in recent times. Delayed due to a surprise general election, the first under Prime Minister Johnson, being delivered by a Chancellor appointed less than a month ago, and happening within a challenging geopolitical and economic environment.
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.
The Church of England has set a target to cut its carbon emissions to net-zero by 2030.
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.
Pressure ‘to leave discoveries in North Sea’ will grow as COP26 climate summit approaches – Wheelhouse
Scotland’s energy minister expects public pressure to “leave discoveries in the North Sea” to grow as a major climate summit approaches this year.
The UK needs to see floating wind projects power North Sea oil and gas installations “as soon as possible”, according to Scotland’s energy minister.
The chairman of the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has set out four targets for the North Sea industry to meet before a major climate conference comes to Scotland in November.
It is estimated that during 2019 over 20 million people in the UK contacted the 999 emergency services to request immediate police, ambulance, fire or coastguard support or to report an emergency.
Jim Smith, Managing Director of SSE Renewables, calls on the UK Government to recognise the unique opportunity of COP26 and help shape the climate change fight.