Renewables industry hits back at Liz Truss’s ‘depressing’ solar jibe

The renewables industry has today hit back at accusations from Tory leadership frontrunner Liz Truss that field-based solar arrays are “one of the most depressing sights”, warning that her comments risk undermining investment in technologies that can drive down bills and enhance the UK’s energy security. Speaking at a campaign event last night, Truss doubled … Read more

Government fires up £635m Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme

The government has today launched the latest phase of its Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme, promising to provide up to £635m of funding to help schools, hospitals, and other public buildings improve their energy efficiency and install a range of clean technologies. The latest tranche of funding forms part of a £2.5bn programme, which aims to … Read more

UK faces legal challenge over 'appalling' lack of post-Brexit trade deal scrutiny

WWF, Greenpeace, Trade Justice Movement, and Tenant Farmers Association among groups claiming government has breached international Aarhus Convention The UK government has been accused of breaking international environmental law by failing to give the public a say over its post-Brexit trade deals, with a coalition of farming, trade, and conservation groups lodging a legal challenge … Read more