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

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, the US, and Germany must urgently carve out a leading role in the decarbonisation of heavy... go to Article >

G7 promises boost for gas, but with climate conditions attached

6 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Communique commits leaders to new forms of collaboration with developing nations on measures to enhance their resilience to climate change The G7 group of countries have this morning agreed to open up space for increased... read more

IEA warns clean energy transition 'harder, riskier, and more expensive' without nuclear

3 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

International Energy Agency argues nuclear power can play a significant role in supporting transition to a renewables-dominated energy system worldwide Nuclear power can help to reduce reliance on risky fossil fuels, cut... read more

Agriculture is the missing piece in the UK's net zero plans

4 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Land management could make or break the UK's net zero transition, yet agriculture few sectors without its own decarbonisation strategy, writes WWF's Jo Furtado Especially in the deep midsummer, the UK's green and pleasant landscapes... read more

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

5 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

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

Government axes plug-in car grant, as industry warns shock move comes at 'worst possible time'

20 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Car industry body warns decision makes UK only major European market to have zero upfront incentives for EV buyers, despite having some of the most ambitious plans for consumer uptake The government has today scrapped its... read more

Decarbonisation, not deindustrialisation: How upskilling holds the key to the green jobs revolution

14 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Major new report from Resolution Foundation and LSE argues UK is set to experience a surge in the number of green jobs, but the transition needs to be carefully managed What constitutes a 'green' job? It is a trickier... read more

We need to protect climate diplomacy from discursive statecraft

24 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

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

How smart regulation holds key to establishing UK as net zero financial centre

19 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

New report from Aldersgate Group calls on government to give proposed Sustainability Disclosure Requirement framework 'teeth' so as to drive the development of net zero finance sector Political leaders and regulators must... read more

Industry-led Ad Net Zero campaign eyes global expansion

12 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Initiative that aims to cut operational emissions of advertising production welcomes raft of high-profile global, US, and EU trade bodies to its fold Ad Net Zero, the UK advertising industry's sustainability initiative,... read more

Feeling bullish: Carbon market tipped for continued growth, but challenges remain

12 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Confidence remains high across the global carbon market, but investors want to see governments act to make carbon pricing fairer and more predictable At least one market is feeling bullish in the face of the myriad economic... read more