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UK Government ringfences £218m for sustainable aviation

Government and industry in support for the aviation sector which has been used to fund over 300 innovative Research and Development (R&D) projects. Last year, the Government committed the aviation…

Great British Insulation Scheme: Government earmarks £1bn to improve home energy efficiency

The Great British Insulation Scheme will provide grant funding to homes in England, Scotland and Wales with an Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) rating of D or lower. The UK Government

Lords block Government plan to weaken water pollution rules for housebuilders

Several members of the House had been planning to oppose the Government’s plan to scrap a ‘nutrient neutrality’ requirement placed on developers since it was first announced last month. These…

Starmer accuses Government of ‘sticking plaster politics’ on climate and energy

Starmer delivered his keynote speech at his Party’s annual conference in Liverpool today (11 October) and reiterated several green commitments already made by his Shadow Cabinet at the event so…

UK Government now has a legal obligation to assess nature impact of policy

…across Government departments, the [Statement] can be a powerful tool in helping to deliver the Government’s stated ambition of leaving the environment in a better state for future generations. It…

Government unveils new UK oil and gas licensing bill amidst green group backlash

…the focus points for his Government over the next year. On 8 November, the Government announced new legislation in Parliament, mandating annual oil and gas licensing rounds that will be…

Recycling policy delays hampering crucial investment decisions, UK Government warned

When the UK Government launched its Resources and Waste Strategy in late 2018, it promised the biggest overhaul to regulation and legislation in this space in more than a decade….

Decarbonising aviation: MPs warn of pitfalls in UK Government’s ‘Jet-Zero’ plans

…Ministers have pushed rhetoric around “guilt-free flying” and “not clipping the sector’s wings” as it recovers from the Covid-19 pandemic. But the UK Government’s own advisors at the Climate Change…

Get clear on role of small nuclear in Britain’s net-zero transition, MPs tell Government

…Roadmap. Building on an ambition for the UK to host up to 24GW of nuclear generation capacity by 2050 – quadruple current levels – the Roadmap includes a commitment to…

Aviation giants urge UK Government to get clear on hydrogen vision

…a crucial role. The Alliance is urging the next Government to shift its strategic funding focus from research to development for hydrogen-ready aviation technologies including planes. It notes that member…

UK Government set for court challenge over ‘inadequate’ climate adaptation plan

…by the claimants to be of “considerable public importance”, while mandating a judicial review of the Government’s plan to safeguard its citizens and infrastructure from the adverse effects of the…

CBI to Government: Fast-track green industrial strategy or squander £57bn

The trade body, which represents thousands of businesses and hosts more than 100 policy specialists, is warning that the UK Government cannot continue to delay updating its Industrial Strategy as…

Are loopholes looming in government plans to scale up carbon capture?

…including CDR in their climate plans have legally binding commitments to scale capacity. This is a growing concern given the trends seen in the CDR market to date. The global…

Brits fitting solar and heat pumps as Government prepares to scale back bills support

…energy price crisis and its own climate commitments. Its multi-billion-pound Green Homes Grant closed in 2021 with most of the budget unspent. However, Ministers point to £6.6bn spent on energy…

High Court greenlights legal challenge to Government’s cycling funding cuts

…decrease rapidly enough. The CCC’s report specifically called upon the Government to “restore the funding allocated for active travel at Spending Review 2021.” The pressure on the Government to reevaluate…

G7 pledges climate progress, but backs ‘temporary’ use of gas

G7 nations met in Japan over the weekend to agree and build upon a set of commitments regarding the economy and responding to the climate crisis. Discussions at the summit…

Defra seeks to allay food security fears with tweak to farmer payment schemes

…implemented on smaller areas of land, and these changes will help to maintain this intention and continue our commitment to maintain domestic food production”. The change builds on a Government

‘The hard work starts now’: Climate leaders highlight remaining loopholes in Loss & Damage agreement

…University’s Institute for Natural Resources in Africa: “While many in the Global South will welcome the commitment to a Loss & Damage Fund, today’s announcement does not go far enough…

‘Missed the boat’: IMO criticised over revised decarbonisation strategy

…the UK Government to make a commitment to establishing a commercially viable clean maritime cluster. In a bid to decarbonise the maritime sector, the Government has announced an investment of…

Businesses urged to spearhead global fossil fuel phase-out

…committing to phasing out unabated thermal coal and oil/gas by 2040; setting credible net-zero commitments and publishing Climate Transition Action Plans (CTAPs) with phase-out and clean energy targets; and encouraging…