Environment Agency: Climate emergency hitting ‘worst case scenario’ levels

Chief Executive Sir James Bevan said if left unchecked, climate change will kill more people and do much more harm, than COVID-19

Facebook rolls out climate change labels to poke misinformation

The labels on posts aim to redirect users to official figures and facts about climate change

Scottish Parliament unanimously supports Heat Networks Bill

The Scottish Government is targeting the equivalent of 650,000 homes to be connected to heat networks by 2030, from the current number of 32,000

EIB backs plant proteins and green chemistry with €50m loan

Funding will support the production of proteins for animal feed from oilseeds

‘Day of hope’: America officially rejoins Paris climate accord

Joe Biden reversed the former President’s decision to withdraw from the treaty when he assumed office in January

Resident wins his bid to stop Vattenfall’s Norfolk wind farm

High Court blocks Vattenfall’s 1.8GW Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind farm

New partnership to promote sustainable finance in Brazil

The Brazilian Federation of Banks and the International Finance Corporation will work together to support banks in implementing good climate risk management practices and training new businesses in making green investments

UK says Hy to first hydrogen houses!

The homes, which will be fuelled entirely by hydrogen, are to be built in Gateshead

UK to set up green finance research hubs in London and Leeds

The research centres will help divert investment away from unsustainable activities such as deforestation and fossil fuels and towards low carbon sectors, ensuring climate and environment are at the heart of UK financial decision making

Beavers to be released for flood defence

Scientists praise beavers’ engineering capabilities as they can be used in efforts to tackle climate change