Net zero will require ‘immediate’ action across all policy areas and technologies, according to National Grid ESO’s latest forecasts.
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.
Local energy generation and flexibility are essential to reaching net zero, new analysis from the Association for Decentralised Energy (ADE) has argued.
Calculations made by HM Treasury of the cost of net zero have been labelled “slightly disturbing” by former leader of the Labour Party and co-chair of IPPR’s Environmental Justice Commission, Ed Miliband.
Rachel Reeves, chair of the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy select committee, has written to chancellor Philip Hammond requesting details behind the Treasury’s net zero sums.
The UK has today passed a legally binding net zero emissions target into law, becoming the world’s first major economy to do so.
A Citizens’ Assembly on climate change and achieving net zero has been announced by six of the government's select committees.
Large-scale renewables are the most important factor in decarbonisation of the energy sector, according to a new UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC) report.
The Department for Transport (DfT) has re-committed to plans to ‘lead the way’ in the decarbonisation of transport with a 2030 target for central government fleet electrification. However, the DfT has a rocky history with decarbonisation and a stream of policy decisions that have not always been welcomed by the industry. Alice Grundy explores how the Chris Grayling-led department could restore its reputation.