Business Secretary grants consent for Drax to convert coal units into gas generators at Yorkshire plant, despite Planning Inspectorate opposing proposals on climate grounds
'No one should be in any doubt of the Scottish Government's commitment to use every policy lever at our disposal to rise to this challenge'
Campaigning climate lawyers warn they will bring legal challenges against councils who fail to demonstrate action to tackle the climate emergency
Proposed Act would avoid narrow focus on greenhouse gas emissions and promote action to preserve wider natural systems, argues think tank
It may have been overshadowed by another dramatic day in Westminster, but yesterday the government was effectively accused of a dereliction of duty in the face of the climate crisis
As had been widely expected, the CCC has provided a damning assessment of the UK's decarbonisation progress - BusinessGreen rounds up the reaction
MPs approve amendment to Climate Change Act with unanimous cheer of 'aye'
Rebecca Willis explains why the plans for citizens' assemblies on climate change could prove such an important step forward for the UK's environmental efforts
The adoption of a net zero target is a genuinely historic breakthrough that promises to define the UK's eventual post-Brexit revival
FT reports net zero legislation could be tabled next week, as Chancellor privately warns of costs 'well in excess of a trillion pounds'
As Boris Johnson confirms he would deliver a net zero emission target as PM, Labour calls for government to correct the record on its projected failure to meet future carbon goals
FT reports government is planning to roll over surplus in previous carbon budgets to make it easier to meet future targets, in direct defiance of CCC advice
Total cumulative emissions are what really matter, argues Friends of the Earth's Mike Childs
Bloomberg reports officials are working on net zero target, but as EU plans for a similar goal face opposition it remains unclear if whole cabinet is ready to back new target
The net zero transition is big, much bigger, than you think
A day after Theresa May defended the government's 'fine record' on climate change, officials confirm emissions projections for the UK's upcoming carbon budgets have worsened
Businesses know they have to transition towards a net zero emission future, the big question is how fast they should make the journey
CCC chief executive Chris Stark's speech to the BusinessGreen Leaders Briefing - in full
UK emissions may be on their longest falling streak in modern history, but signs are growing that a new wave of climate policies and investments are urgently needed
In advising the government not to carry forward surplus carbon emissions into the UK's next budget period, the CCC has warned the government's decarbonisation policies are behind schedule
As the Climate Change Act turns 10, James Murray offers an end-of-term report
Ten years ago today Martyn Williams was celebrating the passage of the Climate Change Act, but what did the historic legislation aim to achieve?
BusinessGreen catches up with one of the key architects of the Climate Change Act to reflect on a decade of green achievements and frustrations
Chair of the National Infrastructure Commission Sir John Armitt reflects on 10 years of the Climate Change Act