UK government confirms new Department for Energy Security and Net Zero
The UK government has today confirmed the creation of four new departments, including a Department for Energy Security and Net Zero.The department will be led by former business secretary Grant Shapps, and will be tasked with securing the country’s long-term energy supply following Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, bringing down bills
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One in four companies practising ‘greenhushing’, research finds
A quarter of large and medium-sized companies in Great Britain have hidden their sustainability credentials – also known as ‘greenhushing’ – over the last 12 months, new research suggests.
The number of people exposed to dangerously hot temperatures will increase from around 60 million today to two billion by 2100 under current climate policies, a new study has found.
A growing proportion of Europe’s top CEOs have environmental performance linked to their bonuses, with one quarter having this as a key indicator in remuneration packages, new research has found.
The effects of climate change have already impacted nearly half of UK businesses, and a similar proportion have been hit by extreme weather events, new research suggests.
Improving the resilience of infrastructure to the effects of climate change will require a greater role from regulators, the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) and National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) have said.
The High Court has today granted Greenpeace permission to proceed with a judicial review of the UK government’s decision to launch a new licensing round for oil and gas exploration last year.
Sustainability body IEMA has today published new guidance to help local authorities (LAs) hit net-zero targets.
Sustainability is one of the most pressing issues for small UK businesses this year, but the vast majority want more guidance, a new survey has found.