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Fuel of the future? 8 clean hydrogen projects you need to know about ...

Fuel of the future? 8 clean hydrogen projects you need to know about

Billed as the fuel of the future for high emitting sectors from aviation to steel, hydrogen is rapidly moving up the political agenda. ENDS takes you through eight of Europe’s most innovative projects... Read more

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Carbon leakage payouts double to £51m

The government spent almost £50.9m on compensating industries at risk of carbon leakage in 2019, it has revealed

Land, Ecology & Development

AECOM launches ‘largest ever’ digital EIA project

Multi-disciplinary consultancy AECOM has unveiled an interactive environmental impact statement for the Sizewell C nuclear power station project, intended to improve stakeholder engagement

Environmental Politics

Government commits millions to industrial decarbonisation

The government has confirmed a series of funding packages to cut emissions from heavy industry, drive the re-use of waste in manufacturing and reduce the climate burden of aircraft

Environmental Law

Court of Appeal to hear climate challenge to Drax gas power plant approval

Climate campaigners have been granted the right to appeal a High Court ruling that backed the secretary of state’s decision to approve plans for Europe’s largest gas power plant

Environmental Law

Tribunal requires new sanction against ‘bamboozling’ Green Deal

Unduly expensive Green Deal agreements that were apparently obtained through deceptive practices may be cancelled, according to rulings of the First-tier Tribunal.


Environmental Politics

Boris Johnson’s green recovery plan: 10 things you need to know

Boris Johnson’s green recovery plan: 10 things you need to know

The prime minister has pledged massive investment in cleantech to help the UK’s economic recovery from the Covid-19 crisis, but there are concerns about his plans for new roads and streamlining the planning regime. ENDS sets out what you need to know


‘Cutting it fine’: What would a UK emissions trading system look like?

The government’s plan to replace the EU emissions trading system remains sketchy and could be scrapped entirely in favour of a carbon tax. Gareth Simkins looks at what might materialise before the transition period ends


Tracking Britain's coal-free run: record run ends at 67 days without coal

Updated daily: Britain's record coal-free run is over after 67 days, 22 hours and 55 minutes, following a coal unit running tests after essential maintenance. This had been the longest run without coal for Britain since 1882

Land, Ecology & Development

Offshore wind: The North Sea's increasingly crowded waters

MAP: One offshore wind farm has this week been refused permission and decisions on three more are delayed as congested seas throw up planning obstacles. Click through to view an interactive map containing the latest planning status of projects off the coast of England, Wales and Northern Ireland


Infographic: Britain's record coal-free run

Britain is nearing 50 days without coal-fired generation, smashing the previous coal-free record of 18 days, set in June 2019.

Green buildings

The debrief: How a London council is using public transport to heat homes

An expanded district heat scheme deriving warmth from an unlikely source is helping more than a thousand homes cut their energy bills in north London

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