Climate Change

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Expert team to advise Citizens' Assembly on climate change

Three groups of experts have been appointed to advise the soon-to-be-established Citizens Assembly on climate change, an initiative that has been jointly commissioned by cross-party MPs on six parliamentary committees.

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Queen's Speech promises net-zero policies in 2020 budget

The Queen's Speech from the new Conservative government this week reaffirmed its commitment to achieving net-zero and investing in renewable energy, but contained little in the way of detail, promising instead that the first budget will prioritise a range...

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Energy sector urges politicians to unite for net-zero

Energy businesses, academics and trade bodies are among 40 organisations and individuals that have signed an open letter calling on political leaders to form a post-election pact on achieving net-zero.

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Renationalisation would risk UK missing net-zero target, report...

Labour's plans for renationalising energy networks would put at risk the UK's efforts of reaching net-zero emissions by 2050, according to a new report.

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Almost 100 apprentices start work at SSE

SSE is putting its latest generation of energy workers at the forefront of tackling climate change with the appointment of almost 100 apprentices who started work this week.

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Turning ambition into action

The launch of SSEN Transmission's draft business plan includes an ambition to tackle climate change, connect more renewable energy and transport it across the country. Managing director Rob McDonald tells Network editor Alec Peachey how the company is...

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Ofgem consults on RIIO-ED2 approach

Ofgem has opened a consultation on its proposed approach to the next price control for the electricity distribution networks.

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SP Energy Networks reveals net zero plans

SP Energy Networks has revealed plans to help cities, towns and rural communities across Scotland achieve 'net zero' - including the electrification of transport networks.