EDF Energy announces closure of Cottam coal-fired power station in Nottinghamshire, citing 'challenging market conditions', as government survey again highlights renewables popularity
The number of operational coal-fired power stations in the UK is set to fall further with the news today EDF Energy is to close its 2GW Cottam coal power plant in September. EDF said "challenging market...
Government should establish a market for greenhouse gas removals and increase carbon prices for businesses to deliver net zero emissions by 2050, new research suggests
Long-expected move will see plastic drinks straws, stirrers and cotton buds outlawed in England from April 2020
Parliamentary pension currently holds £11.7m of shares in BP and almost £11m in rival oil giant Shell
But the Prime Minster's latest proposals appear to contain no strengthening of her offer on post-Brexit environmental protections