Without additional investment and policy support, the UK will fall short of its net zero ambition according to a new report from the Association for Renewable Energy and Clean Technology (REA).
The UK has now set in law the Climate Change Committee’s recommendation of a 78% emissions reduction by 2035.
The UK government is looking at the possibility of beaming clean, solar power down from space as it looks to develop further resilient, safe and sustainable energy sources.
The UK’s first citizens’ assembly on climate change has called for strong leadership and a focus on a green recovery in its final report.
There is still ‘little evidence’ that the UK government has confronted the enormous scale of reaching net zero, according to a new report by the Institute for Government.
The government has awarded over £1.5 million to two electric vehicle (EV) charging projects to help utilise electricity when its at its cheapest and help balance the grid.
Less than 2% of the heat pumps needed to decarbonise the UK’s homes are currently being installed by the government.
The Local Electricity Bill has been successfully introduced, following its presentation to government under the Ten Minute Rule yesterday (10 June).
Advice to the government on the level of the Sixth Carbon Budget will be delayed until December due to COVID-19.