Net zero is under threat from division and defeatism – climate progressives must take heed

Advocates should talk about net zero more, not less, to avoid climate falling headfirst into a destructive culture war, argues Daniel Newport from the Tony Blair Institute While the Tory leadership race has moved on from its early flirtation with net zero scepticism, recent debates seem to have spent more time on clothes than climate … Read more

To tackle climate change, engineering needs to be more diverse

Engineers are on the frontlines of tackling climate change, and si they need to represent a broad cross-section of society, writes Arup’s Divya Bhanderi Tackling the climate crisis is a global challenge which will require the cooperation of people and organizations from all over the world. The built environment is the source of almost 40 … Read more

‘A turning point in history’: The green economy reacts to the US Inflation Reduction Act

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It is time to get our house in order while the sun is shining

The UK’s next PM must work closely with local councils to deliver a long-term energy efficiency plan that can reduce soaring household energy bills, argues Chris Skidmore MP There is no better time to get our house in order. And, no, I’m not talking about the Conservative Party leadership election — this time. Instead, I’m … Read more

‘Accelerate now’: Why calls for green skills training are getting louder

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Global Briefing: China suspends climate talks with US over Taiwan stand-off

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How business can help win an historic climate victory

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Could a wind power 'bonus' help curb bills this winter?

Decision by Ofgem to amend contracts for difference cap allowance has paved the way for wind farms to help trim £25 off energy bills from this October Could UK renewables projects help to ease upward some of the upward pressure on domestic energy bills earlier than expected, thanks to recent reforms from energy regulator Ofgem? … Read more

Collaboration, risk sharing, and common standards: What are the key accelerators of industrial decarbonisation?

A new report from WEF and Accenture sets out recommendations for how financiers, businesses, and government can work together to decarbonise some of the world’s most hard-to-abate sectors Decarbonising heavy industry is going to require collaboration on an impressive scale between companies that have historically been in fierce competition with one another. That is one … Read more

The cure to the cost-of-living crisis? A fossil fuel detox and retrofit revolution

The government must revamp its ‘half-hearted’ windfall tax on fossil fuel companies to divert their bumper profits into home energy efficiency upgrades and support for low-income households, writes Ashden’s Harriet Lamb August has kicked off in style with oil giant BP announcing eye-watering quarterly profits of $8.45bn (£6.9bn), the highest in 14 years. As senior … Read more