UK’s failure to transition to net zero ‘could cost nearly 660K jobs’

The Trades Union Congress estimates nearly 259,700 jobs in manufacturing sectors are at direct risk

‘Ten million renewable jobs are waiting to be unlocked’

New research claims that green job opportunities in the UK alone could mitigate 90% of job losses caused by the pandemic

Last year renewables ‘generated more electricity than fossil fuels for first time ever’

Nearly 42.9% of the UK’s electricity last year came from renewables and 38.5% from fossil fuels, according to a new report

Government announces landmark ban on funding of fossil fuel projects overseas

A new ‘North Sea Transition Deal’ will see policymakers and industry invest up to £16 billion in renewables, hydrogen and carbon capture usage and storage by 2030 to reduce carbon emissions

Prime Minister unlocks £3bn ‘bus revolution’ investment

Nearly 4,000 new UK-built electric or hydrogen buses will be funded through the investment

TfL boosts its Piccadilly line fleet with greener trains

Manufactured by Siemens Mobility, the trains are forecast to save 20% in energy consumption compared to existing models

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REA’s ‘green pathway’ could accelerate net zero and create thousands of jobs in the process

The report has set some key aims and targets to speed-up the net zero push in the coming decades, including more than 50% of electricity generation coming from renewables by the end of 2022

Boris Johnson and Joe Biden commit to work together on a green recovery

The Prime Minister welcomed the President’s decision to re-enter the US into the Paris Agreement and praised his early action on tackling climate change

Prince of Wales launches green ‘Terra Carta’ initiative for businesses

Prince Charles said the scheme represents a ‘step-change’ in the UK’s ‘future of industry’ and ‘future of economy’ approach

The pace of growth of the green hydrogen industry is ‘not fast enough to meet global demand’

The green hydrogen industry needs more government backing, according to the latest Energy Economics and Financial Analysis report