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'Slight tension': From coal mines to nuclear, new Business Secretary hints at delicate decisions at heart of UK's net zero ambitions

But Kwasi Kwarteng defends decision not to intervene in controversial project, arguing it was up to local council to approve or reject the project Business Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng has admitted there exists a "slight tension" between the government's efforts to fully decarbonise the UK economy and its recent... go to Article >

'Opportunity to reset': How MPs are urging the Treasury to use tax policy to drive green recovery

19 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Environmental Audit Committee Chair Philip Dunne talks to BusinessGreen about the need for 'a tax system fit for net zero Britain' and the right time to judge whether the government has delivered on its green recovery promises... read more

Waiting for Biden: Six things we learnt from the Climate Ambition Summit

84 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Marking the Paris Agreement's fifth birthday, a summit hosted by the UN alongside the UK, France, Chile and Italy saw a raft of pledges from political and business leaders alike - here are the key takeaways Has it really... read more

It is time to close the gap on both gender equality and climate action

0 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Speech from Energy and Clean Growth Minister Anne-Marie Trevelyan - International Champion on Adaptation and Resilience for COP26 - marking International Women's Day, at event organised by COP26 presidency in partnership with Chatham... read more

Morrisons pledges to be 'completely supplied' by net zero British farms by 2030

0 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Supermarket reveals wide-ranging plan to work with suppliers to slash agricultural emissions and establish templates other farms can follow Supermarket giant Morrisons has today announced a hugely ambitious new goal to... read more

UK coal mine: Legal battle heats up as West Cumbria Mining seeks Judicial Review over latest delay to planning approval

0 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Developer appoints lawyers to challenge Council's surprise decision to revisit planning permission for controversial project following letter from Committee on Climate Change The developer behind controversial plans to... read more

Report: An EV transition that marginalises low-income groups could undermine the 'whole net zero project'

0 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Fossil fuel car phase out risks a Gilets Jaunes-style backlash among low income groups if efforts to improve access to charge points are not stepped up, the Social Market Foundation warns The government could face a major... read more

CISL launches handbook to help businesses translate nature loss into financial risk

0 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

New guide from the Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership breaks down commercial risks resulting from nature loss Nature loss poses significant financial risks, as was vividly illustrated last year when the... read more

Former energy ministers urge government to demand equal representation on COP26 negotiating teams

0 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Amber Rudd and Claire O'Neill have called on the government to take steps boost the number of women participating in the crucial COP26 Climate Summit in Glasgow this year Former energy and climate change ministers Amber... read more

Female green innovators set to receive government backing through Women in Innovation programme

0 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Forty female entrepreneurs are each to a receive £50,000 funding boost, as wave of awards from the Women in Innovation programme is timed to coincide with International Women's Day Female British entrepreneurs from... read more

Householders must be at the heart of decarbonising heat

0 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Householders must be shown that alternatives to traditional boilers are cleaner, convenient and comfortable, write IMechE's head of policy Matt Rooney Polls of the British public in recent years have shown that people are... read more

Global Briefing: UN calls for rapid acceleration in European CCS deployment

3 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

UN argues 'rapid deployment' of CCUS needed to meet carbon neutrality goals A new report from the United Nations has this week warned that time is running out to deliver on the Paris Agreement and the 2030 Agenda for... read more