Widespread misconceptions about climate change among the British public
New research reveals that just one in nine people (11%) in Britain know there is a strong scientific consensus on man-made climate change and only 5% are aware that the vast majority of the public (80%) support renewables, such as solar and wind energy.The findings form part of UK-wide energy and climate change survey of more than 2,000 British adults, commissioned by the independent Energy and Climate Intelligence Unit (ECIU) and carried out by pol
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The UK has lost significant market share in green technology to European competitors over the last two years, which will be worth £4.3bn by 2030.
The UK government has earmarked £5.5bn for a new Energy Bills Discount Scheme over one year, which is far less than the £18bn in support given for six months under the previous scheme.
One of the world’s leading climate physicists has again called for new regulation forcing the fossil fuel industry to carry out large-scale carbon capture and storage (CCS).
Around three-quarters of UK adults are currently worried about climate change, making it the joint most concerning issue in the country, a survey by the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has found.
The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy recently consulted on proposals to strengthen and improve the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS), and has published its response and decisions.