COP26 Action Tracker: China's ETS launches as UK's Cambo oilfield plans draw controversy
Dairy giants and UN to jointly plot global course to net-zero by 2050
A swathe of businesses, research hubs and other organisations within the livestock and dairy sectors are supporting a new UN-backed initiative plotting a course to net-zero emissions.
Emma Howard Boyd confirmed as interim chair of Green Finance Institute
The Green Finance Institute (GFI) has announced that the Environment Agency's chair Emma Howard Boyd CBE has been appointed as interim chair at the institute, following the passing of Sir Roger Gifford in May.
Scottish Widows 'reboots' £250m environment fund to screen against fossil fuels
Scottish Widows has launched a 'rebooted' Environmental Fund that will give six million customers the chance to invest in "great green" British businesses, while screening against exposure to fossil fuels.
SGN and Vital Energi launch joint venture for zero-carbon heat networks
Gas distribution company SGN and UK renewable energy solutions provider Vital Energi have agreed on a new 50:50 joint venture to create an energy services company (ESCO) that will own and operate low and zero-carbon heat networks.
Dixons Carphone and Dassault Systèmes unveil new science-based climate targets
Technology retailer Dixons Carphone and software giant Dassault Systèmes have had updated climate targets approved in line with the Paris Agreement's 1.5C trajectory by the Science Based Targets Initiative (SBTi).
Climate impact of UK's £27.4bn roads plan 'not a matter for the courts', judge rules
The High Court has ruled that the Government did not need to assess the climate impact of its second Road Investment Strategy (RIS2), after green campaigners argued that the £27.4bn package is not aligned with the 2050 net-zero commitment.
New environmental roadmap developed for homebuilders
UK homebuilders have backed a new Government-led plan to ensure that new builds are zero-carbon ready by 2025 as well as improving biodiversity and reducing waste.