Press

For media enquiries, please contact our London office at +44 (0) 20 7593 2020 or write to press@e3g.org.

UK Budget 2021: Chancellor Underpowers Green Industrial Revolution

Today the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, failed to sufficiently power up the UK’s green industrial revolution to get on track to net-zero in the last Budget before the COP26 climate summit.  The Budget included the following green announcements:…

UN report shows gaps to meeting Paris Agreement climate targets

Today the UN published a report evaluating the progress countries are making toward submitting stronger climate plans (NDCs) including targets for decarbonisation by 2030 as required under the Paris Agreement. The report shows insufficient progress is being made so far, with many countries yet to…

Alok Sharma Given Full-Time Role as COP26 President

Alok Sharma has been given the role of COP26 President as a full-time position in the government, giving up his position as Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy in order to devote all of his time to climate diplomacy…

Commission fails first European Green Deal test with energy infrastructure proposals

The revised Trans-European Networks for Energy (TEN-E) regulation published today raises concerns over the governance of the European Green Deal project. The revision of the TEN-E regulation is the first energy proposal since the European Green Deal communication, in which…

UK announces new 2030 climate target ahead of Climate Ambition Summit

The UK Government confirmed it will announce an enhanced Nationally Determined Contribution (NDC) to the Paris Agreement on Friday, 4 December. The new target, a critical element of the UK’s COP26 Presidency, means the UK will need to cut greenhouse…

Subscribe to our newsletter

    Privacy and Cookie policy