Bank of England halves CO2 emissions in 2020/21

The bank said this was the largest decrease in its carbon footprint in a single year since it was first calculated in 2015/16

Carbon-neutral LNG cost tracker launched

S&P Global Platts has launched a tool to track the cost of carbon credits purchased to offset the emissions of LNG production and transportation

Equinor vows more than half of annual spend will go to renewables

The energy company has pledged to dedicate more than half of its annual investments to renewables and low carbon solutions

‘Tougher measures needed’ for the UK to reach net zero by 2050

A new report claims the next decade is vital in the journey to net zero and warns the UK is not on track

UK tech firms forge partnership to drive net zero progress

Businesses including Revolut, Monzo and Starling Bank have joined the Tech Zero taskforce to help drive sustainable investment and encourage greener life choices

‘Mortgage lenders must double efficiency improvements to hit 2030 goals’

A new set of proposed government policies aim to make lenders significantly more responsible for improving the energy efficiency standards of housing stock across the UK

Festival Net Zero – we’re changing venue!

We’ll now be hosting the event at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry

Crypto powered by cow manure?

Bury-based crypto mining company is running its computers using cow manure and other renewable energies

Bank of England launches climate stress test for financial sector

It will explore the two key risks from climate change – the impact of the move towards a net zero economy and risks associated with higher global temperatures

Treasury appoints new independent group to clamp down on ‘greenwashing’

The Green Technical Advisory Group will oversee the government’s delivery of a Green Taxonomy, a framework setting the bar for investments that can be defined as environmentally sustainable