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Campaign group warns sewage overflows have risen by 87 per cent in the past year

Annual Water Quality Report from Surfers Against Sewage finds that water companies are continuing to pollute waterways at an increasing rate Water companies are discharging sewage into our waterways at an increasing rate, according to the Surfers Against Sewage 2021 Water Quality Report. The report, which was... go to Article >

Timber, carbon offsets and ESG: Why investors are piling into the UK forestry market

5 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Land and property values for forestry and afforestation have skyrocketed over the past couple of years - could this unlock much needed investment in nature restoration? The UK forestry market is positively booming.... read more

Energy bills crisis: The wretched legacy of David Cameron's decision to 'get rid of the green crap'

3 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Coalition-era cuts to energy efficiency and clean energy programmes could hold crucial lessons for policymakers today as they wrestle with how to respond to soaring gas prices Ministers faced with tackling the escalating... read more

Energy bills crisis: The wretched legacy of David Cameron's decision to 'cut the green crap'

3 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Coalition-era cuts to energy efficiency and clean energy programmes could hold crucial lessons for policymakers today as they wrestle with how to respond to soaring gas prices? Ministers faced with tackling the escalating... read more

Charities urge government to ramp up insulation and clean energy to tackle cost of living crisis

9 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Letter to PM argues accelerating shift away from fossil fuels can help curb surging bills and cut fuel poverty An alliance of 25 charities has called for increased funding for energy efficiency upgrades and clean energy... read more

How rising energy costs could shape UK's net zero agenda in 2022

19 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Government faces growing pressure for radical action to support fuel-poor households in first major test of net zero resolve post-COP26 As the New Year begins, a tough winter still lies ahead for struggling householders,... read more

'You can't negotiate with science': Drafting the seven commandments of net zero

13 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Was 2021 the year that 'net zero' went mainstream? The concept has certainly enjoyed a remarkable rise in prominance over the past couple of years. It was only in summer 2019 that the UK set what was then the first... read more

Optimise, decarbonise, educate: How should businesses respond to the gas price crisis?

16 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

BusinessGreen offers a five point guide for how progressive companies can shield themselves from volatile energy markets while still moving closer to their net zero goals In October, the boss of frozen food chain Iceland,... read more

'Credibility gap': Climate experts tell COP26 the world is still on track for 2.4C of warming

75 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Lack of strong 2030 climate plans puts world on course for a dangerous 2.4C of warming by 2100, latest analysis from influential Climate Action Tracker warns Climate experts have accused governments of overseeing a... read more

Could COP26 be the 'beginning of the end' for oil and gas?

72 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

COP26 has seen fossil fuels mentioned for the first time in a UNFCCC cover text and the launch of a pioneering alliance of governments committed to phasing out oil and gas production. The final days of the COP26 Climate... read more

Could COP26 be the 'beginning of the end' for oil and gas?

73 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

COP26 has seen fossil fuels mentioned for the first time in a UNFCCC cover text and the launch of a pioneering alliance of governments committed to phasing out oil and gas production. The final days of the COP26 Climate... read more