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'Economically and environmentally illiterate': The green economy reacts to the Energy Security Strategy

BusinessGreen rounds up the leading reaction to the government's plan for shoring up British energy independence in the wake of Russia's invasion of Ukraine After weeks of speculation, the government is set to publish its plan to boost Britain's energy security later today, with fresh targets announced for... go to Article >

'We are worried': UK climate advisors slam 'shocking' lack of net zero delivery

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Government taking risky ‘high wire approach to net zero’ by failing to match ambition with delivery, CCC warns The government is performing a risky "high wire approach to net zero" by failing to drive rapid action towards... read more

How the UK's net zero transition is progressing: In 10 charts

5 Days ago Finance Source:

The Climate Change Committee's myriad charts serve to hammer home the scale of the decarbonisation challenge If a picture is worth a thousand words, then the array of fascinating charts, graphs, and illustrative graphics... read more

Global Briefing: NATO confirms carbon neutral mission

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Military alliance announces target to cut emissions 45 per cent by 2030, Australia explores carbon pricing plans, and all the big green stories from around the world this week NATO confirms plan to deliver net zero... read more

Progress and disappointment: Bonn Conference kicks off new era for global climate talks, but same old stand-offs persist

17 Days ago Finance Source:

Fortnight-long meeting has made progress on number of technical issues, but disagreements over climate finance are now set to dominate the COP27 Climate Summit The latest Bonn Climate Conference came to a close yesterday... read more

We need to protect climate diplomacy from discursive statecraft

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The UK must use its influence to ensure the drive to net zero also catalyses progress towards national security goals, argues the Council of Geostrategy's Will Young At the 1992 Rio Summit on climate change, the principle... read more

'The inefficiency penalty': Government again urged to get a grip on underpowered energy efficiency policy

27 Days ago Finance Source:

CBI leads fresh calls for 'an all-out national effort' to improve energy efficiency and accelerate decarbonisation efforts Conservative in-fighting may be once again reaching one of its periodic crescendos, but there is... read more

Food Strategy: How the government served up a dish that disappointed almost everyone

20 Days ago Finance Source:

The government’s new Food Strategy has sparked an angry response from environmental and farming groups alike, but is it really as bad as its critics suggest? 'Half baked', 'flatter than a pancake', a plan to 'cook the... read more

Global Briefing: Australia strengthens official climate targets

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Canberra submits a new national climate action plan to the UN, President Biden preps fresh measures to tackle methane, and Austria cracks down on fossil fuelled heating Australia submits new NDC promising to cut emissions... read more

Could a net zero power system by 2035 offer the cheapest path forward for the UK and Europe?

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Confidence is rapidly growing that fully decarbonising the power system across the UK and Europe can be achieved at no additional cost by 2035 Confidence in Europe and the UK's ability build a net zero energy system in... read more

Investor groups warn government against adding natural gas to 'Green Taxonomy'

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'Natural gas is not green' CEOs declare, as they urge ministers to keep planned taxonomy rooted in science The bosses of three leading investor groups have published an open letter to the UK government expressing strong... read more