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Rachel Reeves walks back Labour’s commitment to £28 billion green investment pledge

Rachel Reeves has backtracked on Labour’s flagship plan to spend £28 billion a year on new green jobs and technology. The shadow chancellor said this morning that the party would look to “ramp up” spending every year to the figure, as she blamed the new position on the financial position of the country and the

Labour party is ‘clearly opposed’ to Just Stop Oil ‘antics’ despite donations from backer

A shadow minister has insisted the Labour party disagrees with Just Stop Oil’s tactics, despite welcoming donations from their financial backer Dale Vince. Mr Vince, who set up Ecotricity and is chairman of Forest Green Rovers, has donated roughly £1.5m to the Labour Party in the past decade,   » Read More

Week-in-Review: Rishi Sunak has a net zero problem

Expectations were high ahead of the prime minister’s “Green Day” blitz on Friday — much too high for the government, it seems, as officials undertook an eleventh-hour hype management exercise. References to the 1990s California rock band were dropped from ministerial diaries as the government transitioned to the more cautious “Energy Security Day” tagline,  » Read

Shapps unveils energy plan to ‘power Britain from Britain’ – Labour say it is ‘reheated policy’

Energy security and net zero secretary Grant Shapps has said he wants the government wanted to “power Britain from Britain” as he announced a new plan to increase the UK’s energy security and net zero drive. Mr Shapps is today publishing a package of measures designed to make the nation’s energy supply more resilient in

Government needs to take action as 80% of UK drivers won’t buy electric vehicles due to rise in electricity costs

A staggering 80 percent of UK drivers won’t be purchasing electric vehicles (EVs) due to rising costs and lack of government support, according to research released today. The revealing statistics,… The post Government needs to take action as 80% of UK drivers won’t buy electric vehicles due to rise in electricity costs appeared first on

Putin continues to ‘play his dirty games’ by ‘blackmailing gas supplies’ with warnings it could be a cold winter across Europe

Vladimir Putin continues to “play his dirty games” by blackmailing Europe by cutting gas supplies which is getting “worse every month.” Moscow has been accused of inflicting “terror” on Europe… The post Putin continues to ‘play his dirty games’ by ‘blackmailing gas supplies’ with warnings it could be a cold winter across Europe appeared first…

Sadiq Khan demands rebate for Londoners with communal heating systems missing out on energy price cap

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, is calling on ministers to act to ensure 400,000 Londoners who live in properties on communal heat networks don’t miss out on the benefits… The post Sadiq Khan demands rebate for Londoners with communal heating systems missing out on energy price cap appeared first on London Business News |…

Europe warned by Russia to prepare for the gas to be turned off which could lead to an ‘orderly rationing of gas’ this winter

Europe has been warned by Russia to prepare for the gas to be turned off this winter which could see the “rationing of gas.” The head of the International Energy… The post Europe warned by Russia to prepare for the gas to be turned off which could lead to an ‘orderly rationing of gas’ this…

Switching to softer water could save Londoners over £600 a year on their energy bills

Hard water households in London could save £676 a year on energy bills by installing a water softener in their home, new research published today showed. People living in London… The post Switching to softer water could save Londoners over £600 a year on their energy bills appeared first on London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com.

Is hydrogen the silver bullet answer to emissions reduction?

If net zero CO2 by 2050 is the question, what is the answer? It’s something countless organisations, people and governments have been discussing since targets were set; how do we… The post Is hydrogen the silver bullet answer to emissions reduction? appeared first on London Business News | Londonlovesbusiness.com.

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