The Public Accounts Committee has said that the government has “no clear plan” for how the transition to net zero will be funded, nor a reliable estimate of what net zero will cost consumers, businesses or the government itself.
The government must manage the immediate cost of living crisis created in part by the energy crisis or risk losing political and public support for net zero policies, a new report from the Institute for Government has warned.
Activist legal group ClientEarth is suing the UK Government for failing to present an adequate net zero strategy.
In the Autumn Budget and Spending Review, Chancellor Rishi Sunak has announced a new exemption for green technologies to support decarbonisation of non-domestic buildings.
The Climate Change Committee (CCC) has welcomed the ambition of the government’s Net Zero Strategy, but called for further steps to implement policy quickly.
The UK is missing opportunities to seize growth in green industries as a result of government policy and a growing knowledge and skills gap, a new report has found.
The government’s series of policy announcements released this week are high in ambition with strong signaling, but questions remain over financing.
Companies, groups and organisations operating in the energy industry have their say on the Net Zero Strategy.
The government has laid out its plans for reaching net zero by 2050, including new EV charging funding, a review of the frequency of Contracts for Difference (CfD) auctions and green finance and innovation commitments.