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The power skills driving UK business towards net zero

Industry Voice: Green skills must be embedded in organisational culture until a ‘sustainable way of working' is the default, writes Project Management Institute's Ashwini Bakshi When the UK's Chancellor of the Exchequor Rishi Sunak addressed the COP26 UN climate summit late last year, his words entered... go to Article >

Net Zero Skills Charter: North West outlines plan for 660,000-strong low carbon workforce

7 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Businesses, universities, and policymakers unite to help prepare workforce and young people for jobs of tomorrow A 'Net Zero Skills Charter' and action plan will outline how the North West can build a 660,000-strong low... read more

Power Up: UK battery storage and electric vehicle charging projects in line for £100m boost

7 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

The roll out of battery storage and electric vehicle (EV) charging networks in the UK is in line for a £100m investment boost, thanks to a new partnership between the UK Infrastructure Bank (UKIB) and Octopus Investments.... read more

Centre for Net Zero: Government must act to accelerate heat pump roll out

3 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

New research details how current pace of heat pump deployment puts 2050 decarbonisation target in peril Confirmation of an early ban on the sale of new gas boilers, wide-ranging consumer awareness campaigns, and... read more

Formula E's new racing car opens a major new frontier in electric vehicle technology

6 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

The world of electric motorsport is helping to drive green change away from the racetrack, argues Sylvain Filippi, managing director of the Envision Racing Formula E team The UK is leading the way, as across the world,... 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

Green steel hits the roads: Inside Volvo Trucks' pivot to fossil-fuel-free vehicle parts

1 Day ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

BusinessGreen spoke to Volvo Trucks' Jessica Sandström about how the company's pioneering green steel plans are being put into practice As the electric vehicle (EV) transition gathers momentum, rethinking the way vehicles... 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

New direct air capture industry body aims to build public support for clean technology

1 Day ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

DAC Coalition sets out mission to become 'dedicated platform for DAC education, engagement, and collaboration' A new organisation has been formed to connect and mobilise companies engaged in the nascent direct air capture... read more

'Optimising net zero': Could green hydrogen unlock the next phase of UK decarbonisation?

21 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

New report from RenewableUK argues that fledgling green hydrogen industry could play critical role in accelerating net zero transition and boosting energy security Hydrogen, and particularly green hydrogen produced using... read more

Tech Nation and PwC launch Net Zero X programme

10 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

New service aims to help climate tech scaleups turbocharge their growth plans Consultancies Tech Nation and PwC have today launched a new service designed to help some of the UK's most promising climate tech scaleups bridge... read more