Climate change strategy
Prime Minister Boris Johnson unveils £3bn climate aid commitment at COP26
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson unveiled major new climate funding of more than £3bn to help developing nations embrace green growth, as he used his speech at the COP26 Opening Ceremony to call on nations to "set off on a journey to a cleaner, greener future".
80% of cities not yet 1.5C-aligned; more government support needed for local climate action
Just one-fifth of the world's cities have reported climate plans aligned with the Paris Agreement's 1.5C trajectory, with many saying they need more support to accelerate decarbonisation and adaptation.
Is UK Plc ignoring climate resilience on the road to net-zero?
Last month's report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) provided a stark warning - that all parts of the world will be affected by physical climate impacts already 'baked in', even if we reach net-zero. So, is the UK's business community doing enough to improve climate resiliency?
Government ponders role of nature-based solutions in local recovery strategies
The Government has opened a consultation to gain a better understanding of how nature-based solutions can assist with local strategies to contribute to rewilding and the Environment Bill, as part of a wider move across England to create or restore 500,000 hectares of wildlife habitat.
Equinor leaves US oil and gas industry body due to 'lack of position' on climate policy
Norwegian oil and gas giant Equinor has announced that it is leaving a US oil and gas industry association due to a "misalignment" with the company's new climate commitments and is set to influence other associations to deliver strong climate targets.