Alok Sharma is to take over as energy secretary and minister for COP26, after Andrea Leadsom was sacked this morning as part of a cabinet reshuffle.
Following her dismissal on Friday, former president of COP26 Claire O’Neill has hit out at Prime Minister Boris Johnson over the lack of leadership and support for COP and climate action in the UK.
The phase-out of petrol and diesel cars is to be brought forward from 2040 to 2035, Prime Minister Boris Johnson today confirmed.
Increases in offshore wind, support for carbon capture and storage (CCS) and investment in energy efficiency was promised within the Queen's speech, with net zero remaining a key priority for Boris Johnson’s government.
Some of the industry’s leading figures have their say on the election result, and the governments next steps.
Liam Stoker reflects on a General Election victory for Boris Johnson’s Conservatives and looks at what the returning PM will have to do for the climate and energy sectors with his self-described “stonking” mandate.
Conservatives outline fresh £500 million pledge for electric vehicles, new infrastructure in 'Green Revolution'
A new Conservative government would plough an additional £500 million into EV charging infrastructure and new electric vehicles, ensuring there was a chargepoint within 30 miles of each home in England and Wales.
As Britain looks all but certain to return to the polls for the third time in just over four years, Liam Stoker looks at what chance net zero and the climate emergency has of cutting through Brexit and finding itself as a key issue for the electorate.
Liam Stoker reflects on another turbulent week in British politics, one that actually saw some semblance of movement on the green agenda.