‘Banks make net zero pledges but don’t give up on fossil fuels’

A new report says more hundreds of billions is still invested from GFANZ members

ExxonMobil predicted climate change in the 1970s

That’s the claim of scientists, who have investigated internal reports from the time

COP Champion says net zero could be hit in 2040s

Nigel Topping argues that bolder policy can bring the UK to zero-emissions ahead of its 2050 target

The Carbon Column – Top 5 for 2023

In this article I talk about the top 5 things I hope to see in 2023

MPs urge government to set clear end date for new oil and gas

The Environmental Audit Committee has said the UK needs a national ‘war effort’ mobilisation to transition away from fossil fuels

IEA: Coal use to hit record levels in 2022

However, the year also saw record production levels for renewables – the report has found

HSBC ends financing of new oil and gas fields

Europe’s largest bank is taking action on its net zero pledge

‘Europe cutting gas faster than UK’

New research suggests the UK is lagging behind the continent in ditching natural gas

The Carbon Column – New coal, old ways of thinking

In this article I reflect on the recent decision to approve a new coal mine in Britain

Enel boss says ‘it will take years’ to stabilise energy prices

But renewables is the only way to speed this process up, he claims