The UK’s transition towards a net zero economy will cost the country more than £1 trillion, 40% more than the Committee on Climate Change has suggested, HM Treasury has claimed.
The UK’s Treasury Committee has launched an inquiry into HM Treasury’s role in the decarbonisation of the country’s economy, just a day after reports suggested it was ready to “fiddle” with binding climate targets.
Today the UK’s Committee on Climate Change has recommended that the UK eliminate greenhouse gas emissions from its economy by 2050, in a move which would have significant repercussions on its energy system. Liam Stoker looks at what shape that system may take.
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.
The UK could end its contribution to global warming by phasing out greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has said, a target which would drive a revolution in the country’s power system.
Stephen Cirell looks at the recent issue of councils and local authorities issuing climate emergencies, and how they might drive the deployment of more renewable energy.
Energy sector calls for 'comprehensive relationship' on energy trading and climate policy post-Brexit
Continued cooperation on energy trading and climate policy should be included in any final Brexit deal between the UK and the European Union, according to trade bodies from both sides of the channel.
A Climate Action Fund is to be launched by the Irish government seeking to fund large-scale projects currently outside of the country’s wider support mechanisms, delivering €500 million (~£441 million) by 2027.
Clean Energy News’ publisher Solar Media is delighted to announce the host of this year’s Solar Power Portal and Energy-Storage.News awards will be renowned architect and TV personality George Clarke.