Glasgow launches £30bn ‘Greenprint for Investment’ portfolio

The projects include a £10 billion home energy retrofit scheme and district heating network that will harness the power of the River Clyde

UK drivers agree EV taxes should be raised

A new study reveals that 87% of British motorists agree that the possible £40bn of fuel tax losses need to be recouped as EV adoption rockets

Don’t demolish, retrofit!

That’s the claim of engineers who believe government should set more ambitious targets to decarbonise the construction sector

‘UK must pay £33bn per year in climate finance to make up for its historic emissions’

That’s the claim from a new report that states 1.5% of the UK’s GNI should be committed to developing countries to account for its role in climate change

Mayor of London warns: “Tube could become unbearably hot for over a month every year”

New research predicts there would be up to 29 days by 2030 that external temperatures will exceed 27°C

UKEF targets net zero emissions by 2050

The export credit agency has committed to making all of its £50 billion capacity carbon-neutral by 2050 on a net basis

‘Biodiversity decline by 2030 can still be stopped’

Five UK nature agencies have released a joint report calling for nature recovery to be considered just as important as net zero strategy

UK’s debut sovereign green bond raises record £10bn

The so-called ‘Green Gilt’, expected to help drive the progress to net zero and create jobs across the UK, was the largest debut green issuance by any sovereign

China pledges to stop building new coal-fired power plants abroad

President Xi Jinping made the announcement during the 76th session of the UN General Assembly via video, pledging to ‘step up support’ for green and low carbon energy projects in developing countries

REA: ‘Energy crisis shows energy must diversify and decarbonise’

It claims the hike in gas prices is key evidence that the UK’s energy system must become less one-dimensional