Business Secretary Alok Sharma also calls for 'global green recovery' as top government figures offer further signs the green economy could be set to benefit in economic stimulus plans
Party calls for green jobs blitz, as it launches month-long consultation that seeks views from businesses, industry groups, unions, workers, and campaigners on specific measures that can be taken to kick start a green recovery.
Plus all the top green business news from around the world this week
Response to consultation confirms Ministers will delay increase in Contract for Difference costs for energy suppliers by longer than originally planned
Influential group of institutions urge governments to 'insert the DNA of a green economy into all recovery efforts'
Secretary of State and COP26 President Alok Sharma urges companies, cities and regions to “unite behind a green global recovery” and join new Race to Zero campaign, which will run until COP26 in Glasgow.
UN high-level climate action champions Nigel Topping and Gonzalo Muñoz explain why businesses, investors and local leaders responsible for half the world's GDP are putting net zero at heart of Covid-19 recovery plans
Raft of energy efficiency, green transport, and hydrogen programmes put at heart of €130bn stimulus package, as Bank of England confirms financial support for airlines
Campaign group delivers detailed proposals for how government could ensure recovery delivers 'a fairer, greener and more resilient global economy'
Gabrielle Ginér, BT's head of environmental sustainability, discusses the CO2 benefits of digital services and the challenges of shifting to a fully electric vehicle fleet
After years of campaigning, the government looks poised to turbocharge the net zero transition - but can it deliver on its promise
New industry body to support push to deliver up to £50bn of investment in green heat networks
The government yesterday refused development consent for a 34-turbine extension to the Thanet wind farm off the coast of Kent, citing concerns about the project's impact on shipping, ports and marine navigation.
As new study suggests net zero transition could create over 350,000 new jobs and deliver £90bn in economic benefits, Rishi Sunak is said to be preparing a green jobs package that promises to go beyond previous manifesto promises
University of Oxford study – which provides 'hard numbers' to policy makers that private sector ESG scores impact countries' macroeconomic performance – adds to the growing debate over whether loans handed out to reboot economies post Covid-19 should...
Trillions of dollars will be spent to stimulate the global economy after the pandemic - we must not continue the mistake of fossil fuel dependency, argues Mainstream Renewable Power CEO Andy Kinsella
Al Gore: 'Need for climate action is bound together with the struggle for racial equality and liberation'
Environmental campaigners express solidarity with civil rights activists, as protests escalate across the US
Response to consultation confirms government plans to press ahead with development of post-Brexit UK carbon trading scheme
People's Bank of China intends to move its green financing framework closer to global standards by excluding so-called 'clean coal', according to reports
Council to consider changes to planning application following highly critical report that argued a new coal mine in the UK was not compatible with the country's climate goals
Three day online festival to bring together political and business leaders to explore how the net zero transition will define the decade ahead
UK Electric Fleets Alliance launched in bid to make the case for faster switch to 100 per cent electric vehicle sales in the UK within 10 years
Today's letter from over 200 top businesses calling on the UK government to deliver a coronavirus recovery plan that accelerates the transition to net zero emissions - in full
Letter from 206 major firms provides clearest sign yet of widespread support from the business community for an economic recovery plan that prioritises climate action, and suggests taxpayer support should only go to firms that are committed to decarbonisation...