New Emissions Trading System proposed for UK to accelerate progress on tackling climate change

The new scheme will replace the EU’s carbon trading programme and will ensure the UK can deliver on its promise to reach net zero by 2050

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

Cambridgeshire County Council to have fossil fuel-free buildings by 2025

The local authority has also committed to halving its carbon dioxide emissions by 2023

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

Dallas pushes its first climate action plan forward

New buildings in the city are expected to be energy-neutral by 2030

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

Greenprint for a cleaner, resilient economy

The UK Government should greenlight billions of pounds of private investment in low carbon infrastructure to help the economy rebound from coronavirus, says energy firm SSE

UK must go ‘faster, further and fairer’ to recover from economic slowdown and reach net zero

The IPPR Environmental Justice Commission warns failing to accelerate the pace and scope of green ambitions risks jeopardising climate targets, worsening existing inequalities and heading straight into another ‘global shock’

Ealing Council unveils climate emergency plan

The plan aims to tackle carbon reduction from a number of key areas, including transport, energy, local green economy and infrastructure

Devon’s CO2 emissions see ‘profound’ drop during lockdown

Devon’s carbon dioxide emissions have reduced by almost a quarter during the lockdown, according to a new report