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Heat pumps are critical to net zero - but they urgently need policy support

Delivering the UK's heat pump installation target requires urgent policy action and a clear strategy, explains Laura Bishop of the Ground-Source Heat Pump Association At the Ground Source Heat Pump Association (GSHPA), we welcomed the Prime Minister's Ten Point Plan target for 600,000 UK heat pumps... go to Article >

'All are committed to net zero': Auto industry lifts lid on rapid acceleration towards zero emissions

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Annual report from SMMT reveals how one in every three cars on the market is now zero emission capable, but industry group warns roadblocks remain on route to net zero The Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT)... read more

'Critical': Mark Carney launches Net Zero Financial Services Providers Alliance

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17 organisations spanning breadth of financial service industry form financial sector’s newest climate-focused coalition Global credit rating agencies, stock exchanges, index providers, credit ratings agencies, and... read more

'Historic opportunity': WWF and ScottishPower jointly urge government to accelerate net zero mission

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Conservation charity and green energy supplier announced formal partnership aimed at promoting case for ambitious climate action ahead of COP26 WWF is teaming up with ScottishPower to champion low carbon energy and push... read more

Why tech needs to come clean on climate

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Technology must be part of the solution, but at the moment it's part of the problem Governments are very keen to promote the role of technology when it comes to the fight against climate change. A spokesperson from the... read more

'Allow women to play a leading role in shaping the future': Why the UK's green recovery must level up gender inequalities

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Report from PwC warns business and government must embed gender equality into their green growth plans, noting that current levels of understanding about green jobs remains limited among women The vast majority of women... read more

Ineos unveils £1bn plan to convert Grangemouth refinery to hydrogen

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Plans announced for new CCS-enabled low carbon hydrogen plant at Scottish site, as government confirms plans for next phase of £220m Industrial Energy Transformation Fund Ineos has unveiled ambitious plans to spend £1bn... read more

'Passing the buck has to stop': UN warns current climate pledges set to drive 16 per cent increase in emissions by 2030

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Major report highlights goals of Paris Agreement are threatened by weak climate ambition from countries and limited climate finance flows from rich to poor nations The world is not remotely on track to limit global... read more

Businesses must collaborate to strengthen resilience against worsening climate impacts

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The most effective resilience strategies harness the collective skills of both the private and public sectors, writes AECOM's Robert Spencer The recent IPCC report sends the clearest message yet on the need for urgent... read more

'Critical': $6.6tr investor alliance calls for 'massive investment' in CO2 removal solutions

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Net Zero Asset Owner Alliance also urges policymakers to standardise carbon credits to allow carbon markets to act as a market proxy in the absence of a global carbon price The Net Zero Asset Owner Alliance, the coalition... read more

How carbon capture, usage and storage could help 'level-up' across the UK

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Now is the time to make up for years of little progress in developing and deploying this essential technology, writes LSE's Esin Serin, policy analyst at the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment... read more