More than 200 corporate organisations and networks call on government to ensure green recovery

CEOs from across the economy have written a letter urging that coronavirus recovery efforts align with the UK’s wider social, environmental and climate goals

Three-quarters of businesses still believe in net zero post-pandemic

Our reader survey shows 73% believe net zero plans should be supported after coronavirus, with just a fifth fearing a set back to their ambitions

‘UK needs vital infrastructure to absorb coming climate shocks’

UK’s resilience may be challenged in future by events which will not always be foreseeable, according to a new report

Bradford slashes carbon emissions with £2m LED upgrade

The project is expected to reduce power consumption by 65% and CO2 emissions by 6000 tonnes per year

Amazon to make three German cities greener with €3.75m investment

The donation will support an urban greening programme which aims to help cities become more climate change-resilient

Four cities call on European Commission for multi-billion euro green transport scheme

The funds would support the development of zero-emission buses, refuse collection trucks and municipal vans

UK Power Networks unveils green transformers to help reduce carbon emissions

The country’s biggest electricity distributor is launching a long-term programme to swap electrical transformers for more energy-efficient models

Hybrid renewable plant meets 70% of Australian gold mine’s power demand

The project is regarded as ‘Australia’s largest hybrid microgrid’ and features a wind farm, a photovoltaic array, a battery system and a gas/diesel engine power plant

UK’s power system ‘must ensure flexibility to avoid outages as the country decarbonises by 2050’

Dr Iain Staffell of Imperial College London said: ‘Having flexibility within the power system at these critical moments is crucial to keeping Britain’s lights on’

EIB injects €75m into innovative low carbon steelmaking technologies

The bank has granted a €75m loan for two fuel projects in Belgium set to reduce up to 350,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide per year in their first phase