The opening few days of the critical Glasgow climate talks have been accompanied by pledges on finance, forests, cleantech and methane and national emission cuts, but there is growing resentment outside the gates, Gareth Simkins reports... Read more
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Is the UK government’s long-awaited Net Zero Strategy a ‘credible mechanism to drive delivery’ or is it full of ‘major holes and optimistic assumptions’? David Burrows investigates
In a stocktake of the COP26 climate talks, the Climate Change Committee has called on the government to reinvigorate the domestic climate agenda and continue to engage internationally
The government has refused to accept a freedom of information request for the estimated greenhouse gas emission reductions from individual policies outlined in the Net Zero Strategy, stymying independent scrutiny
Greg Hands, the minister responsible for implementing the Net Zero Strategy, has rejected suggestions that the government has only made limited steps towards doing so
Landowners who own large swathes of England have struck a deal to restore the natural environment and use their land to help tackle climate change
MPs have announced an inquiry into how greenhouse gases can be absorbed and stored. Here’s what you need to know about capturing emissions from biomass combustion, filtering CO2 from the air and other rival ideas
The Glasgow climate talks, which begin in just over a month, will seek new commitments to cut methane emissions, dump coal power and finalise rules on global emissions trading. Here’s what you need to know
Live consultations: Energy NPSs, beavers, marine environment, local biodiversity, water abstraction charges and hydrogen
ENDS’ round-up of the latest major government consultations, including major changes to the infrastructure planning regime for energy infrastructure, nature recovery strategies, beaver reintroduction and part three of the marine strategy...
The Committee on Climate Change has criticised the government over its failure to prepare the country for the impacts of climate change, recommending it step up action on land and water management. Here’s what you need to know about the committee’s concerns and Whitehall’s response
The government wants to lead the world on climate action and attract younger voters, but competing forces within the party will not make the transition a simple one. Simon Pickstone reports
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