Phillip Hammond has been called on by two of the largest energy companies in the UK to show greater commitment to the governments pledge on taxing carbon emissions.
In a recent study the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) has highlighted the importance of increasing energy efficiency as a way to reduce the UK’s carbon emissions and save billions of pounds at the same time.
Over the next 95 years, electricity consumption in northern Europe is expected to drop, while consumption in the south will rise in order to power air conditioning and cooling devices in the future, a study has claimed.
Research commissioned by the Catholic development charity CAFOD has shown that between 2010 and 2014, the UK’s overseas spend on renewable energy was half the size of what it spent on fossil fuels.
Sweden taken a major step towards meeting its targets in accordance with the Paris Agreement by legislating a new Climate Act containing a pledge to reach net zero greenhouse gad emissions by 2045.
President Trump has gone against the shared wisdom of almost every country on the planet by announcing his withdrawal from the Paris Climate Accord, citing domestic economic concerns.
President Donald Trump is set to make good on a campaign pledge to pull out of the Paris Climate Agreement, joining Nicaragua and Syria as the only other countries to have done so, according to multiple inside sources.
All but two EU member states have pledged that no money will be invested in new coal plants from the year 2020, as the bloc works on decarbonising in light of the Paris Climate targets.
A group of MPs across four separate committees have banded together to launch a “super inquiry” into the effects of air pollution on the health of residents of major UK cities.