‘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

Plastic-free PPE to fight pandemic and climate change

Research suggests new PPE entirely made from paper emits 85% less carbon

‘European jobs could soar by 5.7m with sustainable and digital investments’

A new report has suggested these investments are needed for Europe to bridge the gap with the rest of the world post-pandemic

‘Three times as much investment in renewables than in fossil fuels over last decade’

That is according to a report by Imperial Business School and the IEA, which suggests a better risk/return profile for clean energy over fossil fuels

Carbon Brief: ‘UK is halfway to meeting 2050 net zero target – but not for long’

Carbon Brief warns despite this success, emissions are likely to rebound this year or next as the economy recovers from the COVID-19 pandemic

Businesses could be charged millions for unused energy during lockdown

Data from Co-op Power reveals that since government restrictions came into place last Spring, its members could have paid more than £1 million combined for unused energy at closed sites

‘The spirit shown by the energy sector in helping to tackle coronavirus is the same that will see us deliver net zero’

That was the suggestion from Ofgem CEO Jonathan Brearley, who spoke yesterday as part of Energy Live Xpo 2020, the theme of which is ‘Rethinking Energy

‘Coronavirus didn’t halt the climate agenda – it did the opposite’

That’s the conclusion reached by Kas Mohammed, Vice President of Digital Energy at Schneider Electric, who spoke to future Net Zero about the effects of the pandemic and lockdowns on the energy sector

Rockefeller Foundation to spend $1 billion to catalyse green recovery from COVID-19

The organisation says it will use the money to scale-up distributed renewable energy resources across developing countries and finance new tools and technologies to combat the virus

Gaia Says No! Episode 11 – Sting in the tail?

In the penultimate episode we discuss how the planet could reap revenge on us if we continue to harm the biosphere