Move would encourage uptake of efficient goods and kick-start retail sector recovery, says British Retail Consortium
VAT should be removed entirely from energy-efficient household appliances and a car industry-style scrappage scheme introduced to encourage upgrades to greener products, the British Retail Consortium (BRC)...
Fashion retailer claims switch to bio-degradeable bags will help minimise its environmental footprint
Sam Fankhauser of the LSE Grantham Research Institute believes net zero will require global political will, private sector ingenuity and a huge surge of investment
Spain will aim to run on 100 per cent renewable electricity by 2050
Investments in the world's fastest growing cities face the biggest risk from climate change, according to analysis by Verisk Maplecroft