Most polluting fuels to be banned in the home

21/02/2020 - BBC News

Owners of wood burners, stoves and open fires will no longer be able to buy coal or wet wood to burn in them.

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MPs threaten to rebel if fuel duty freeze ends

21/02/2020 - The Times

Treasury understood to be looking at ending freeze to send a signal of the government’s intent to tackle climate change.

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Heathrow pledges to become ‘zero carbon’ airport

21/02/2020 - Press Association (via ITV News)

Heathrow has announced it's carbon neutral and is aiming to emit no carbon from airport infrastructure by the mid-2030s.

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Hydrogen-powered train to be tested in Scotland

21/02/2020 - The Scotsman

It comes as ministers prepare to banish diesel from passenger rail services within 15 years.

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Wave energy machine to be plugged in

21/02/2020 - The Times

The Waveswing device, worth £1 million, is to be built in Renfrew, Scotland.

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JP Morgan economists warn of 'catastrophic' climate change

21/02/2020 - BBC News

Human life "as we know it" could be threatened by climate change, economists at JP Morgan have warned.

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Shell rejects ‘arms race’ with BP over carbon cuts

21/02/2020 - The Times

Shell will not 'get into an arms race' with BP over net zero targets, a senior executive has said.

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Quarter of all tweets about climate crisis produced by bots

21/02/2020 - The Guardian

Draft of study says findings suggest ‘substantial impact of mechanized bots in amplifying denialist messages’

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US agriculture secretary breaks ranks to endorse CO2 pricing

20/02/2020 - Financial Times

Sonny Perdue breaks ranks with many other Republicans and has endorsed putting a price on carbon dioxide.

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Bill Gates' fund leads $20m investment into lithium start-up

21/02/2020 - Financial Times

Breakthrough Energy Ventures promises a more efficient way to extract the mineral.

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