The Climate Change Committee says that around £10 billion a year of “essential” new investment is needed — but that “adaptation in the UK remains chronically underfunded and overlooked”.
King Charles has said he would like any new profits from offshore wind projects to be given back to the public. But it’s not clear how much the monarchy has historically made from offshore wind, or how much it plans to forego. So how does King Charles profit from renewable energy in the first place?
The findings are the latest in a series of revelations about the company’s historic awareness of the links between climate change and fossil fuels.
As climate activists in Germany occupy the village of Lützerath to protest the expansion of a coal mine, politicians and the public are posed a question by the dirtiest fossil fuel: is it OK to use more coal now, if it means you can more quickly decarbonise later?
Exhausted after two weeks of talks and 24 hours of last-ditch haggling, negotiators emerged with a deal… of sorts.
The success or failure of the climate summit in Egypt hangs in the balance, with both rich and poor nations still wrangling over the draft deal.
US president Joe Biden is due to arrive at the COP27 climate summit in Egypt, but tensions with China over Taiwan threaten to derail negotiations.
The latest from day three of the COP27 climate summit.
The latest on the second day of COP27.
As the price of fossil fuels soars – so do their emissions.
When it comes to energy, the government also appears to have delivered another U-turn – this time on a windfall tax on renewable energy companies.
Big energy companies are investing the equivalent of 5% of their record profits in green projects, an exclusive Channel 4 News analysis has revealed.
BP has announced a rise in profits as people struggle to cope with bills. But there are questions too about the firm’s impact on the environment.
This year’s climate has already smashed records, with temperatures last week topping 40 degrees Celsius.
If the concrete industry was a country it would be the third biggest carbon polluter in the world, churning out almost three billion tons of harmful CO2 every year.