Climate Change debate: What do the UK’s net-zero changes mean for the environment?
As well as cars, Rishi Sunak also announced an increase in the grant for heat pumps and scrapping plans to force landlords to make their properties energy efficient.
How the car industry adapted to UK’s changing climate policies
One of the targets being delayed by Rishi Sunak is the ban on petrol and diesel cars. That will now start in 2035 rather than 2030.
How will the rest of the world react to the UK’s climate climbdown?
While Rishi Sunak was making his speech in Downing street, world leaders gathered at a UN climate summit.
Sunak’s net zero climbdown ‘a refinement not an abandonment’, says former Environment Secretary
Krishnan is joined by former Environment Secretary and Conservative MP, George Eustice.
Sunak’s climate climbdown ‘a huge strategic mistake’, says net zero review chair
Earlier we spoke to Chris Skidmore MP, Chair of the Independent Government review on Net Zero.
EXCLUSIVE POLL: 40% of voters less likely to vote Conservative if government doesn’t stick to previous climate change commitments
How is the Prime Minister’s change of messaging on the government’s green strategy playing out with voters and businesses?
Rishi Sunak U-turns on net zero climate proposals
After a leak of the Prime Minister’s plans to change the government’s green pledges last night, he rushed out a press conference this afternoon and stood on the Downing Street podium with a list of changes – including delaying the ban on the sale of new petrol and diesel cars by five years.
FactCheck: what we know about the Libyan flood and climate change
Research is still underway to establish the exact role climate change could have played in Storm Daniel and the Libya flood.
Biden impeachment inquiry: Is there evidence against president?
Donald Trump is no stranger to impeachment proceedings. He’s faced charges not once – but twice. Now, right wing republicans in Congress have been pushing to impeach his likely rival in next year’s elections, President Joe Biden. Yesterday, House Speaker Kevin McCarthy finally ordered an inquiry to be opened – but do they have the…
Kim Jong Un pledges support for Putin’s ‘sacred fight’ with West (dubbed)
The North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has given his full support to what he called Russia’s “sacred struggle” – as he met Vladimir Putin for talks at a space facility in Russia’s far east. According to Kim, the two leaders agreed to “further strengthen strategic and tactical co-operation” – although there were no details…
‘Fresh energy and different types of experience’: Wes Streeting on Labour reshuffle
We spoke to shadow health secretary Wes Streeting.
The winners and losers in Labour’s reshuffle
Today marked the first day back after the summer break in Westminster and it was also Sir Keir Starmer’s chance to reshuffle his shadow cabinet team. With an election expected next year – it could be the last time to promote key allies and let go of others.
Two schools in North Wales closed over concerns about concrete
Two schools in North Wales have been closed over concerns about concrete.
Scotland schools stay open despite concrete concerns
Scotland’s First Minister has told parents there’s “no need for alarm” after RAAC was confirmed in 35 schools there.
Concrete crisis: Inside school forced to close half its building
We’ve been to Honywood school in Essex which has had to close around half the school after they found Raac in the ceilings.