Improving poor air quality across the UK ‘could result in a £1.6bn boost to the economy’

That’s the suggestion from a recent CBI Economics analysis, which says cleaning up airborne pollution could also prevent 17,000 deaths annually

BP ‘plans to sell London headquarters as working patterns change’

The building is BP’s global headquarters – more than 500 people were based there until the pandemic caused staff to start working from home

What will the power market look like after the pandemic?

Will the UK electricity landscape ever return to ‘normal’? Since the first lockdown was introduced on 23 March 2020, electricity demand in the UK has fallen by an enormous amount.

Job recovery in US clean energy sector has ‘slowed to a trickle’

Environmental Entrepreneurs has warned clean energy, which was previously one of the fastest-growing job sectors in the country, faces a ‘long recovery’

Coronavirus cuts €93m off Siemens Gamesa’s profit in the third quarter of the year

The pandemic is also expected to cut €1bn from the sales revenue of the wind turbine manufacturer in the full year

SSE increases low carbon ambition with science-based carbon targets

Energy giant commits to series of comprehensive carbon targets, aligned to the 2016 Paris Agreement

‘Electric vehicle ownership must increase by 11,000% for a net zero UK’

Electric vehicle ownership will increase from 44k to five million in the south of England and north of Scotland, according to a report

SSE to spend £4m a day on low carbon projects across UK and Ireland

This figure adds up to around £7 billion of investment in new renewable infrastructure and technologies over the next five years

EU Member States ‘must steer recovery funding towards climate neutrality’

The Climate Action Network Europe and CEE Bankwatch Network have identified investment proposals that they say must be funded to ensure a green economic recovery is possible

More than 200,000 households ‘set to fall into fuel poverty as economy tumbles’

That’s the suggestion from the End Fuel Poverty Coalition, which warns a second wave of the virus arriving during colder weather could be ‘catastrophic for individuals and health services’

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