'COP26 is a few months away': MPs slam UK government's 'lack of plan' for Climate Summit and net zero transition
But government rubbishes 'nonsense' claims from two MP committees that UK lacks coordinated net zero strategy and clear outcomes for UN climate summit
The findings suggest an urgent need to ramp up efforts to meet UN Sustainable Development Goal 12.3, which aims to halve global food waste by 2030
UN Secretary-General António Guterres urges nations to consider the costs of economic profit against damage to the environment
Government confirms the Interim Office for Environmental Protection is to be up and running in July, as independent advisors warn Ministers against 'race to the bottom' on food and farming standards
Rewriting the green growth rule book: How environmental regulation could help fast track the UK's economic recovery
Aldersgate Group makes the case that 'ambitious, well-designed and properly enforced environmental regulations' can drive the UK's economic prosperity in new analysis
Taking action to deal with water shortages and pollution will cost $55bn, just a fraction of the cost of failing to act, CDP estimates
SEC climate disclosure plans, hydrogen developments, and climate-committed K-Pop are to the fore in this week's Global Briefing
With the government already under fire for its handling of the cladding scandal, MPs on the Public Accounts Committee have today warned Ministers must enhance the UK's approach to flood protection and risk management in preparation for escalating climate...
Financial think tank Carbon Tracker has urged the government to take its "foot off the gas" when planning future energy supply
Fairtrade Foundation: UK must clean up food supply chains and stop 'dumping' emissions on poor nations
The Fairtrade Foundation has called on the UK government to include imported emissions that were generated overseas in the process of meeting UK consumption needs in its carbon targets, in a detailed new report published today
Construction industry leaders warn gap in green building skills threatens to undermine the UK's net zero transition
John Kerry declares 'today's the day', as the US rejoins the global effort to avert a climate catastrophe
Major report warns society is waging a 'war on nature' and calls for all-society push to combat escalating planetary emergency
The energy industry's interest in low carbon hydrogen is building fast, and the nuclear industry reckons it could yet have a crucial role to play
Latest Carbon Clean 200 list companies outperformed average benchmark by 47 per cent over the past year
As BlackRock calls for full CO2 footprint disclosure, is investor pressure starting to take its toll on polluters?
World's biggest asset manager urges firms to set rigorous decarbonisation goals or risk being voted against at board meetings as it sets out shareholder expectations for 2021
Environmental Audit Committee Chair Philip Dunne talks to BusinessGreen about the need for 'a tax system fit for net zero Britain' and the right time to judge whether the government has delivered on its green recovery promises
From G7 rows to giant South Korean wind farms, BusinessGreen rounds up all the news from around the world this week
Taxing questions: How the government's 'limited understanding' of environmental taxes is hampering green goals
National Audit Office urges government to start measuring impacts of environmental taxes more closely in order to give Parliament a better idea of the role tax can play in meeting green goals
Seven commodities continue to fuel the destruction of the world's forests - how can they be stopped?
A new analysis by WRI has calculated the precise role of seven major agricultural commodities in driving global tree cover loss, but what can be done to turn back the tide?
The UK government has said it will publish a net zero strategy in advance of the COP26 climate conference in November - now a new report from the Tony Blair Institute sets out 11 questions Ministers "must answer" if they are to provide a credible blueprint...
The Crown Estate calls bids for 8GW of seabed rights 'major vote of confidence in UK's green economy and net zero ambitions'
French court rulings, Australian net zero plans, Michael Bloomberg's latest climate role, and all the green business news from around the world this week