Category: Green economy

Next PM must get a grip on net zero plans or deter investment, warn Lords

Influential committee says UK must join dots between policies to plug gap between ambition and deliveryThe next prime minister needs to grab Britain’s net zero plans “by the scruff of the neck” to boost investor confidence, an influential House of Lor…

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Next PM must get a grip on net zero plans or deter investment, warn Lords

Influential committee says UK must join dots between policies to plug gap between ambition and deliveryThe next prime minister needs to grab Britain’s net zero plans “by the scruff of the neck” to boost investor confidence, an influential House of Lor…

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Limits on renewables ‘will keep UK energy bills higher this winter’

Government limit on contracts for new renewable energy generation is ‘outdated thinking’, says Greenpeace UKConsumers will face higher energy bills than necessary next winter because of a decision by the government to limit new renewable energy generat…

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EU plans ‘massive’ increase in green energy to help end reliance on Russia

European Commission says extra €210bn needed over next five years to pay for phasing out of Russian fossil fuelsThe EU plans a “massive” increase in solar and wind power, and a short-term boost for coal, to rid itself of its reliance on Russian oil and…

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The west can cut its energy dependency on Russia and be greener | Jeffrey Frankel

The Ukraine war has focused minds on win-win policies from ending coal and oil subsidies to raising petrol taxes on petrolRussia’s invasion of Ukraine has amplified the importance of national-security considerations in western countries’ energy policie…

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Greens unveil climate policy including coal export levy, renewable energy and net zero by 2035

Adam Bandt to unveil minor party’s climate policy including making Australia a ‘renewable energy superpower’ and net zero by 2035Get our free news app; get our morning email briefingThe Greens will push for a new levy on coal exports to fund climate di…

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‘Judge me on my actions’: can Andrew Forrest become Australia’s clean, green hero?

The billionaire mining magnate known as Twiggy may be emulating Bill Gates with the scale of his philanthropy, but not everyone is convincedFollow our Australia news live blog for the latest updatesGet our free news app; get our morning email briefingA…

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