Unilever, Afton Chemicals, Scott Bader, and Crown Paints become founding members of taskforce aimed at making polymers used in everyday goods more sustainable
But researchers predict that a 'tipping point' of technically viable, economically attractive solutions to decarbonise industrial and materials sectors is approaching
Greenpeace, Friends of the Earth, and Global Witness have all raised concerns about the creeping reliance on unproven carbon removal methods in companies' decarbonisation strategies, but some scientists maintain carbon capture is essential if net zero...
European Commission unveils flurry of major policy plans as it seeks to help deliver on 2050 net zero goal, but green groups warn bolder action is still required
Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government is considering whether to call in for review Cumbria Council's controversial approval for new coal mine
The mine will be operated by West Cumbria Mining and is expected to extract 2.4 million tonnes annually for use in industry, causing consternation among climate campaigners
Committee chairman Philip Dunne asks Defra whether government will reconsider associate membership to EU REACH and European Chemicals Agency, an outcome ruled out earlier this year by Environment Minister Rebecca Pow
With trade deal talks kicking-off on Monday BusinessGreen pulls together the UK's stance on a range of crucial climate and energy issues