Net zero Britain: Views sought on role of negative emissions technologies

They are expected to play a key role in decarbonising energy intensive industries, such as agriculture and cement production, however uncertainties and concerns remain

The G7 summit and the fight against climate change – is it causing ripples or waves?

Organisations, charities and environmental campaigners react to the outcome of the 47th G7 summit

Government announces end of Green Homes Grant

A further £300 million funding has been promised for green home upgrades

EAC calls on government to take urgent action on energy efficiency

The body said the government’s investments in efficiency are ‘woefully inadequate’

Government unveils new rules to tackle short lifespan of electrical appliances

Manufacturers will be required to make spare parts for products available to consumers

Carbon taxes and VAT reform to build a greener Britain

Environmental Audit Committee report for ‘growing back better’ after the pandemic outlines need for widespread changes

EAC to revisit inquiry into sustainability of fashion sector

The work will follow-up on its 2018 inquiry, which was called ‘fixing fashion: clothing consumption and sustainability’

Avaloq ‘to reach carbon neutrality by the third quarter of 2020’

The company says it has promoted more responsible business travel and has also engaged in carbon offsetting projects

Kwasi Kwarteng: Government has cut its own emissions by 57% since 2009/2010

Kwasi Kwarteng, Minister of State for Business, Energy and Clean Growth, told the Environmental Audit Committee the government is making good progress in decarbonising itself but noted improvements are needed

Government’s Environment Bill ‘not fit for purpose’

The Environmental Audit Committee has requested that a number of areas of the bill be reconsidered