Energy watchdog accused of stalling action to tackle climate crisis

Scottish Power boss says UK regulator needs reform after refusing investment for electric vehicle chargingThe energy regulator has been accused by Scottish Power of hindering the UK’s electric vehicle rollout due to its “colossal disconnect” with Brita…

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The Guardian view on the IMF and World Bank: back a global Green New Deal | Editorial

At 75, the Bretton Woods institutions face an identity crisis. It’s time for them to chart a fresh courseThe International Monetary Fund and the World Bank have their 75th birthday this year, but the organisations that emerged from the Bretton Woods co…

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UK plans to accelerate decarbonisation of transport sector

Government vows to unveil climate roadmap next year but critics demand action not more policies and plansThe UK government has vowed to accelerate its climate action for transport sector by drafting new plans to end emissions from trains, planes and ca…

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Bank of England boss says global finance is funding 4C temperature rise

Mark Carney says capital markets are financing projects likely to fuel a catastrophic rise in global heatingThe governor of the Bank of England has warned that the global financial system is backing carbon-producing projects that will raise the tempera…

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Concerns as EU bank balks at plan to halt fossil fuel investments

Last-minute lobbying forces delay to ambitious move by European Investment BankThe European Investment Bank (EIB) has balked at a proposal to halt new investments in fossil fuels, raising concerns that Germany and other nations are plotting to water do…

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Concerns as EU bank balks at plan to halt fossil fuel investments

Last-minute lobbying forces delay to ambitious move by European Investment BankThe European Investment Bank (EIB) has balked at a proposal to halt new investments in fossil fuels, raising concerns that Germany and other nations are plotting to water do…

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Rise of renewables may see off oil firms decades earlier than they think

Pace of progress raises hope that fossil fuel companies could lose their dominationEight ideas for reining in the fossil fuel industryThe world’s rising reliance on fossil fuels may come to an end decades earlier than the most polluting companies predi…

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