New research has warned that the UK built environment is off track to reduce emissions in line with the national net-zero target, with the UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) calling for policy interventions to help spur progress.
A new report from The Climate Group has called on world leaders at COP28 to introduce policies that overcome barriers to renewables uptake across the globe, following the pledge from more than 110 countries to triple clean energy generation capacity globally.
In this members' exclusive COP28 daily roundup, we summarise seven of the biggest stories from 5 December at the climate summit in Dubai - the day of the thematic agenda dedicated to energy, the just transition and Indigenous communities.
EXCLUSIVE: Energy Institute president Juliet Davenport caught up with edie on the sidelines of COP28 in Dubai, giving her thoughts on the practicalities of delivering a new global vision to treble renewable generation capacity by 2030.
We round up six must-see stories from the first Sunday of COP28 (3 December), including sustainability upskilling for public servants and a new global declaration on the links between conflict and the climate crisis.
COP26 President Alok Sharma has argued that it will be “absolutely vital” for negotiators at COP28 in Dubai this year to reach a strong agreement to phase fossil fuels out, not down.
The Science Based Targets Network (SBTN) has unveiled plans to develop a target-setting process for cities to champion nature in a bid to respond to the climate crisis.
The Global Carbon Budget has revealed that fossil fuels are projected to hit an all-time high this year. Despite decreases in emissions within certain nations and a slowdown in emissions growth in others, these actions are not enough to halt the overall rise in global fossil fuel emissions.
Scientists have published what they claim is the most comprehensive review to date of environmental tipping points, both positive and potentially catastrophic. Will they be able to make COP28 negotiators aware of how to bring about exponential change for the better?
The World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) has unveiled a new framework, urging the construction sector to define, measure and take actionable steps towards addressing social impact across the entire building life cycle.
A new report unveiled at COP28 has found that global emissions from the heating and cooling sector could be reduced by at least 60%, while also reducing grid pressure, saving consumers money and improving quality of life.
A collective of leading researchers across more than 20 nations have banded together to produce a report at COP28 that details 10 new climate science insights that policymakers need to respond to, covering fossil fuel phase-outs and an over-reliance on natural carbon sinks.
Interest in green jobs is “worryingly low” among young people, with only three in ten Brits in their 20s aware of the tern, the Prince’s Trust and Public First have warned.
The Sustainable Markets Initiative's Agribusiness Task Force has launched a new framework in the hopes of unleashing trillions of dollars in support of regenerative farming practices.Supporting businesses include Mars, McCain Foods, McDonald's, PepsiCo and Waitrose.
Global healthcare leaders from the Sustainable Markets Initiative Health Systems Task Force are in advanced discussions with energy providers in China and India to scale renewable power across their supply chains.