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Net zero announcement: Obstacles facing the UK government's plans

Potential hazards for ministers include sceptical Tory MPs and voters worried about rising bills. go to Article >

Government touts 'pioneering' zero CO2 hydrogen plane concept

1 Day ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Design unveiled for FlyZero aircraft it is claimed could carry 279 passengers around the world on zero carbon fuel, as government awards £15m aviation biofuel projects A design concept for a zero emissions aircraft that... read more

Environmental activists challenge ‘unlawful’ UK fossil fuel plan in high court

3 Days ago News Source: Theguardian.com

Climate campaigners claim the government is giving billions of pounds in subsidies to oil and gas producers Environmental campaigners will this week ask the high court to rule that the government’s fossil fuel strategy is unlawful, in a case... read more

UK green homes scheme was ‘slam dunk fail’ says public accounts committee

6 Days ago Finance Source: Theguardian.com

Dame Meg Hillier says scheme cost £50m and delivered only a fraction of objectives The government’s green homes grant scheme underperformed badly and risks damaging future efforts to deliver net zero, the public accounts committee (PAC) said.... read more

What are the post-Covid implications for company car fleets?

6 Days ago Motors Source: Autocar.co.uk

With the most disruptive restrictions hopefully now behind us, what does the fleet industry see as the lasting legacy of the pandemic? The onset of restrictions in March 2020 forced businesses to make drastic changes quickly, adapting to... read more

E-mobility website Move Electric launches

6 Days ago Motors Source: Autocar.co.uk

New brand from Autocar's parent company aims to demystify e-mobility - covering reviews, news and opinion on electric cars, scooters, bikes and more Dedicated e-mobility website Move Electric has been launched by Haymarket Automotive,... read more

Businesses must rethink their values and revalue their assets to reach net zero

19 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

The government's aim to make the UK the world’s 'first net zero-aligned financial centre' mean businesses have to rethink how and what they value, writes AECOM's Richard Spencer Chancellor Rishi Sunak's new mandate for... read more

S&P Dow Jones Indices launch new net zero corporate performance rankings

14 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Firm launches 2050 Climate Select Index Series and S&P Net Zero 2050 Paris-aligned Select Index Series in bid to aid investors looking to back the net zero transition Investors seeking deeper scrutiny of major companies'... read more

Price and provenance: Does the UK have an appetite for eco-labels on food?

19 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Business interest in plant-based food is growing, but many consumers are still in the dark over the environmental sustainability of their eating habits There can be little doubt diets are steadily changing in the UK.... read more

COP26: UK launches Urban Climate Action Programme, as cities urged to set net zero goals

26 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Minister warns that global climate goals at risk if cities lock in new wave of high carbon infrastructure The UK government has today launched a new Urban Climate Action programme, backed by £27.5m of funding, that aims... read more

'Once in a lifetime opportunity': Government announces £210m small modular reactor programme

28 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Ministers confirm support for Rolls Royce small nuclear plans, as more details announced for carbon capture and storage deployment The government has today announced it is to provide £210m of funding to support Rolls... read more