The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has issued a call to HM Treasury to ensure the costs of reaching net zero are distributed evenly, revealing it will publish its advice on the sixth carbon budget earlier than expected.
Sales of petrol and diesel vehicles could be phased-out by 2035 in new plans revealed by transport secretary Grant Shapps.
A strong carbon price is "essential" but can’t facilitate decarbonisation alone, the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) said.
The CCC's 2019 Progress Report comes on the back of its net zero recommendations. Outlining policy suggestions for reaching net zero, the Progress Report also hit out at the government for a 'shortfall' in policy. Here the industry responds to the report's recommendations.
Current policy is insufficient for previous emissions targets and must be ramped up if net zero is to be reached, the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has said.
The UK government will legislate for a net zero economy by 2050 Prime Minister Theresa May has confirmed, in one of her last acts in office.
More than 120 UK businesses have called on the government to put ambitions for net zero emissions by 2050 into legislation.
The UK could meet its looming fourth and fifth carbon budgets without the need for new nuclear, but only if renewables policy is urgently ramped up, Cornwall Insight has claimed.
Industry reaction to today's landmark report from the Committee on Climate Change, which recommends a 2050 target date for the UK's economy to become greenhouse gas-free.