Labour's Alan Whitehead welcomes the Prime Minister's new found love of offshore wind, but warns that without a more co-ordinated approach to connecting new wind farms to the grid the government's clean energy vision could quickly run aground
The Chancellor's green home upgrade scheme risks repeating the mistakes of past retrofitting programmes, writes Alan Whitehead MP, Labour's Shadow Minister for Energy and Clean Growth
The UK's statutory 2050 net zero target should provide the basis for imminent updates to its Paris Agreement pledges, argues Labour's Alan Whitehead, despite what Ministers may suggest to the contrary
Following accusations the watchdog has failed to do enough to support the net zero transition, incoming CEO uses first day in the post to unveil sweeping climate manifesto
If the government is sincere about tackling the climate emergency, it must remove barriers to onshore wind in England, argues Alan Whitehead MP
There's little chance the government will meet its 2020 smart meter deadline, but less still it will publicly admit defeat, says Labour's Alan Whitehead
Sluggish roll out of smart meters could jeopardise journey to low-carbon electricity system, according to Labour's Alan Whitehead
Overseas aid, local planning, and energy regulator Ofgem are just three of the areas where experts fear much needed net zero mandates are urgently required
Labour's Alan Whitehead tries to interrogate why Ofgem still has no specific remit for decarbonisation
Labour's Alan Whitehead heralds the latest evidence the UK's clean energy system is evolving faster than many people realise
Labour's Alan Whitehead argues the government's handling of the smart meter roll out needs a revamp
Labour's Alan Whitehead says it remains unclear why the new review of the UK's long term climate goals should exclude existing carbon budgets
Prime Minister says UK remains committed to Paris Agreement, but refuses to be drawn on calls for a new net zero target for mid-century
Britain's oldest onshore wind turbines will soon be 20 years old - the government should ensure they are repowered rather than dismantled, argues Labour's Alan Whitehead
MPs this week enjoyed their first chance to debate the Clean Growth Strategy, but did they reach any useful conclusions?
Environmental action is now a mainstream political issue following a decade of rapid progress, but can our politicians now deliver the step change that is required?