The Net Zero Strategy: The Reaction

BusinessGreen rounds up the best of the reaction from the low carbon economy to the government’s flagship roadmap for achieving net zero emissions by 2050 The Net Zero Strategy has been published, and the response is decidedly mixed. The Prime Minister and the Business Secretary contend the long-awaited Strategy is world-leading vision that sets an […]

The Net Zero Strategy: All the top announcements at a glance

BusinessGreen’s all-you-need-to-know guide to the raft of policies and spending commitments contained in the government’s flagship roadmap for achieving net zero emissions by 2050 After months of speculation, Ministers this afternoon published the UK’s Net Zero Strategy – the government’s strategic vision for how the economy can decarbonise over the next 30 years at the […]

California schools are running out of money

In summary California school districts have two choices: Bite the bullet and make budget cuts now, or delay them and face even more painful decisions. California school districts have two choices: Bite the bullet and make budget cuts now, or delay them and face even more painful decisions. That was the ultimatum Michael Fine, CEO […]

Iberdrola floats £6bn boost for UK offshore wind industry

Leading utility Iberdrola announces new investment plans at today’s Global Investment Summit Leading renewable energy utility Iberdrola is set to invest an additional £6bn in its offshore wind farm development off the coast of Suffolk, the company confirmed at today’s Global Investment Summit hosted by Boris Johnson. Speaking at the Summit, Iberdrola’s chairman and CEO […]

Heat and Buildings Strategy: The Reaction

Is the long-awaited plan ‘a massive milestone in our fight against climate change’ or ‘a meagre, unambitious and wholly inadequate response’? The government last night announced its long-awaited Heat and Buildings Strategy, promising to spark a revolution in how the UK’s homes and offices are heated and take a sizeable chunk out of the country’s […]

Coal Mining Giant to Sponsor ‘Green Energy’ Gallery at UK Science Museum

A coal mining conglomerate is to fund a new Science Museum gallery on the “energy revolution” in the latest sponsorship controversy to hit the institution. The new gallery at the 164-year-old central London museum will be sponsored by the wind and solar arm of the Adani Group, a controversial coal giant led by Indian billionaire […]

Government teams up with Bill Gates and top corporates to catalyse wave of green tech investment

Prime Minister announces £9.7bn of inward infrastructure investment, as government launches new £400m public-private clean tech innovation fund Prime Minister Boris Johnson this morning used the Global Investment Summit as a curtain-raiser for the government’s much-anticipated Net Zero Strategy, announcing almost £10bn of new foreign investment in a wave of primarily low carbon infrastructure projects. […]