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

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, and the nation's energy crisis woes appear far from resolution, prompting crucial... go to Article >

Levelling up: Report details how net zero investment could drive growth outside London and South East

3 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Resolution Foundation and LSE report argues that investment in net zero transition could help reduce regional inequality The UK has the opportunity to become a green tech superpower thanks to its advantages in renewable... read more

'Inaction is a far costlier choice': How 3C of climate warming could cost global economy $178tr

2 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

While unchecked global warming could knock 7.6 per cent off GDP, net zero could boost global GDP by 3.8 per cent, according to Deloitte Climate change could cost the global economy $178tr over the next 50 years if left... read more

'We can end the climate wars': Can Australia's 'greenslide' election provide renewed momentum for COP27?

3 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Australia looks set to ditch its climate-laggard global status after voters strongly backed more ambitious green policies – but can the change in government help reignite global climate action, as geopolitical challenges escalate?... read more

IEA: The G7 can and must lead on decarbonising heavy industry

6 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

International Energy Agency argues UK, USA and EU and others have the 'economic heft, technology leadership and international alliances' to pioneer the development of low carbon industrial hubs G7 nations such as the UK,... read more

Net Zero Barometer: Are economic headwinds putting corporate climate goals at risk?

30 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

BSI's latest survey of top executives and sustainability professionals points to worrying gap between corporates' climate ambition and their day-to-day prioritisation of green measures Leading executives and sustainability... read more

UK small businesses plot surge in green energy installations

29 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Latest edition of NatWest Sustainable Business Tracker suggests number of SMEs with onsite energy generation is set to double, despite economic headwinds NatWest today published the latest edition of its Sustainable... read more

'Climate security is energy security': Alok Sharma urges world to 'break dependency on fossil fuels'

10 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

In speech to mark sixth month anniversary of Glasgow Summit, COP26 President argues 'net zero means security, prosperity, and preventing the problems of the present from growing inexorably' The world cannot lose sight of... read more

Queen's Speech: What is - and isn't - on the government's green agenda for the year ahead?

28 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

The war in Ukraine, cost of living crisis, and imminent local elections all underscore the need to accelerate the net zero transition - but fresh Treasury support for decarbonisation efforts appears unlikely It's coming up... read more

There is clear public appetite to go further and faster on net zero

23 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Polls show Russia's invasion of Ukraine has only increased public demand for climate action, writes Onward's Alex Luke Russia's invasion of Ukraine has made the global energy crisis significantly worse. Since the first... read more

'We are edging ever closer': World could temporarily hit 1.5C warming within five years, WMO warns

16 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Risk of reaching totemic climate threshold set out in the Paris Agreement on at least one of next five years now at 50 per cent, research shows There is now a 50 per cent chance of average global warming temporarily... read more