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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…

E3G responds to UK spending review

Below are quotes in response to the UK spending review launched on 25 November 2020. On the national investment bank, Kate Levick, Sustainable Finance Program Leader of E3G said:     “A national infrastructure bank can play a transformative role in leveraging…

Influential EU green finance rules at risk of deviating from science

The draft Delegated Act of the Taxonomy Regulation published today (20 November 2020) raises concerns that some of the thresholds deviate from scientific evidence as a result of political and industry pressure. The Commission must ensure that the economic activities…

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