Hywel Lloyd outlines the engagement that UK100 has had with the UK's Distribution Network Operators to ensure that local authority energy planning is considered in their plans for the future of the electricity networks.
Last week the Climate Change Committee (CCC) published its Independent Assessment of UK Climate Risk, exploring what action is needed to move the country along to Net Zero. Our Network Membership Director Christopher Hammond lays out the key take-aways and what the report means for local climate action.
Reporting to CDP is an excellent way for local authorities to evaluate and strengthen their climate action, highlighting both the successes and the gaps and helping to build trust. Here Cornwall Council's Dougie Handford explains more from the rural perspective.
The G7 leaders pledged to ‘build back better’ in the Communique that came out from the Summit, held in Carbis Bay in Cornwall over the weekend 11-13th June. However, the details on how and what this will ultimately deliver, were scant.
New Ipsos MORI polling, commissioned by UK100, reveals that over three quarters of people around the country believe creating more green jobs in their local areas would provide post-pandemic employment opportunities.
UK100’s Political Advisor Dom Goggins takes a first look at BEIS’ new Industrial Decarbonisation Strategy, published this morning. He says the new strategy is welcome and starts to fill the Net Zero policy gaps, but we still need a plan to support local leaders’ essential role in reaching Net Zero.
Leaders across Oxford gathered yesterday to commit to playing their part in achieving a Net Zero city. Cllr Tom Hayes explains why he believes Oxford can become zero carbon by 2040, a full decade ahead of the national legal target.
London’s Deputy Mayor for Environment and Energy, Shirley Rodrigues, lays out the Green New Deal, the local projects it supports and how achieving its ambitions cannot happen without London’s boroughs.
As Belfast launches its first Climate Plan, the city’s Resilience Commissioner Grainia Long describes the importance of sound analysis, the potential of ‘multiple problems solvers’, and the power of genuine collaboration.