EV records, huge hydrogen hubs, and Chris Stark quits CCC: BusinessGreen's most read stories of the week

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BusinessGreen rounds up the most widely read stories on the site this week

'A dedicated public servant': Chris Stark to step down as Climate Change Committee CEO

Stark to leave influential UK advisory body at end of April to take on new role as CEO of global climate consultancy the Carbon Trust.

- by Michael Holder (@michaelholder

 

Electric vehicle sales hit record levels in 2023, despite fears over 'stalling' market

New figures from SMMT reveal 315,000 new electric vehicles were sold in 2023, despite a sharp slowdown in December ahead of the introduction of the new Zero Emission Vehicle Mandate.

- by Cecilia Keating (@cecilia_keating)

 

Keir Starmer touts climate action as UK's 'single biggest opportunity'

Labour leader promises to tackle the UK's environmental challenges, as he accuses PM of 'weaponising' climate policies.

- by Michael Holder (@michaelholder

 

UK's 'largest' blue hydrogen hub wins planning approval in Cheshire

Essar Energy Transition (EET) Hydrogen is aiming to deliver 1.35GW of hydrogen production capacity to support the HyNet CCS industrial cluster.

- by Michael Holder (@michaelholder

 

'The potential is extraordinary': Business action on energy efficiency could save $2tr a year, new research claims

World Economic Forum and PwC report sets out host of energy efficiency actions it claims are 'doable today, at attractive returns with no need for new technology'.

- by Michael Holder (@michaelholder

 

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