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We won't get far without giving the public a voice in how the UK reaches net zero

WWF's Jo Furtado explores how to drive up public engagement in the Net Zero Strategy in order to ensure ambitious action to combat the climate crisis Transitioning to a net zero emissions economy isn't just a challenge from a technical or economic perspective. It also requires a shift in the way we all live... go to Article >

The Net Zero Strategy: The Reaction

1 Day ago Finance Source:

BusinessGreen rounds up the best of the reaction from the low carbon economy to the government's flagship roadmap for achieving net zero emissions by 2050 The Net Zero Strategy has been published, and the response is... read more

Stop Cambo: Meet The Climate Activists Trying To Block Scotland's New Oilfield

5 Days ago News Source:

From washing out the yoghurt pots to carefully separating out the paper recycling from the plastic, we’re all doing our bit to try and fight climate change. But we also know that tackling the climate crisis doesn’t stop with us – large global... read more

The UK needs a local climate finance revolution: Here's how it's getting started

5 Days ago Finance Source:

A local climate finance revolution is needed, and local authority climate bonds are beginning to answer the call, writes Professor Nick Robins from LSE's Grantham Research Institute Finance lies at the heart of... read more

Why The Government's £5,000 Grants To Replace Gas Boilers With Heat Pumps Fall Short

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The government has announced grants of £5,000 will be available to households to replace their gas boiler with a low-carbon heat pump – part of Boris Johnson’s ambitious plan to ban new gas-powered central heating systems after 2035.  But while... read more

'Affordable choice': Government fires up plan to drive down cost of clean heat

2 Days ago Finance Source:

Heat and Buildings Strategy promises to phase out traditional gas boilers, but critics argue plans remain badly under-funded The government has this evening announced long-awaited plans to drive down emissions from... read more

Reports: Government to set new target to deliver zero emission grid by 2035

16 Days ago Finance Source:

The Times reports Boris Johnson will use his conference speech this week to confirm a new target to ensure all power comes from clean sources by 2035 Boris Johnson is expected to use his Conservative Party Conference... read more

'The system is interconnected': How halving UK energy demand could slash the costs of net zero

12 Days ago Finance Source:

As the gas price crisis escalates, a comprehensive new study underscores need for 'changes in the way we live, move, and consume' to cut energy demand in pursuit of net zero The UK can more than halve its energy demand by... read more

You won the argument

27 Days ago Finance Source:

James Murray's speech to the BusinessGreen Leaders Awards 2021 - in full Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to the 11th annual BusinessGreen Leaders Awards. More sustainable than a COP26 zoom meeting. More competitive than the... read more

Hyundai Ioniq 5 vs Skoda Enyaq: the best family EV for £40,000?

25 Days ago Motors Source:

The new Ioniq 5 and its Skoda rival – spacious family cars with 300 miles of range – both want to bring electric motoring to the masses but, as we discover, in rather different ways It is now less than a decade until sales of pure internal... read more

Decade of delivery: How can businesses help keep 1.5C alive at COP26?

14 Days ago Finance Source:

The latest report from the Energy Transitions Commission has set out a roadmap for how the world can move on to a 1.5C warming trajectory over the course of the coming decade It is hard to fault the UN for naming the... read more