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

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? In election results that have been hailed in some quarters as a ‘greenslide',... go to Article >

Progress and disappointment: Bonn Conference kicks off new era for global climate talks, but same old stand-offs persist

17 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Fortnight-long meeting has made progress on number of technical issues, but disagreements over climate finance are now set to dominate the COP27 Climate Summit The latest Bonn Climate Conference came to a close yesterday... read more

Delivering on the Glasgow Climate Pact in a changing world

68 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

COP26 President Alok Sharma's speech to Tufts University last week urged countries to step up their efforts to meet commitments made at COP26 Climate Summit last autumn Ladies and gentlemen, when Charles Tufts was asked... read more

Study: UK businesses set to double EV fleets this year

0 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Poll from Centrica Business Solutions suggests UK businesses are set to deploy more than 163,000 electric vehicles this year The switch to electric vehicles (EVs) is set to accelerate this further, driven in large part by... read more

The UK need a serious gear change on home decarbonisation to reach its climate targets

0 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Everyone should worry when the UK’s climate advisors warn government policy on the country’s second largest source of emissions isn’t working, writes UKGBC’s Louise Hutchins In what are perhaps the most important five years... read more

Scottish Widows calls on asset managers to sign Stewardship Code and bolster green investment

0 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Pensions giant calls on those managing its £190bn of savings to sign up to FRC responsible investing code by 2024 Scottish Widows has today called on all firms responsible for managing its £190bn of pensions, savings, and... read more

How the UK's post-Brexit chemicals standards are starting to trail behind the EU

3 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Publication of UK REACH's priorities for upcoming year prompts concern of a widening gap between EU and UK on hazardous chemical regulation Campaigners have this week raised the alarm over a growing gap between UK and... read more

Global Briefing: NATO confirms carbon neutral mission

2 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Military alliance announces target to cut emissions 45 per cent by 2030, Australia explores carbon pricing plans, and all the big green stories from around the world this week NATO confirms plan to deliver net zero... read more

Net Zero Innovate Podcast: 3. Octopus Energy and the renewables revolution

3 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

LISTEN: Octopus Energy Generation CEO Zoisa North-Bond chats to James Murray about disrupting the renewables sector with smart technologies such as its Kraken grid platform In the third episode of our Net Zero Innovate... read more

How the UK's post-Brexit chemicals standards are starting to trail behind the EU

3 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

Publication of UK REACH's priorities for upcoming year prompts concern of growing regulatory gap between EU and UK on hazardous chemical regulation Campaigners have this week raised the alarm over a growing gap between UK... read more

'Inherently inefficient': Too much UK farmland used for livestock, WWF warns

2 Days ago Finance Source: Businessgreen.com

New report warns UK livestock farming is fuelling climate change, nature loss, and food insecurity Vast amounts of the UK's arable land is being used to feed livestock rather than crops for human consumption, in what WWF... 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