Philip Hammond won’t tackle the climate crisis. But a Green New Deal would | Molly Scott Cato

The chancellor says we can’t afford to save ourselves. Let’s leave such absurd thinking behind – and invest in green policies• Molly Scott Cato is the Green MEP for the South West of EnglandI’m surprised I can still be shocked at the incompetence and s…

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Labour to end energy consumer ‘rip-off’ and renationalise network

Jeremy Corbyn and Rebecca Long-Bailey will say heat and electricity are a human rightLabour will announce plans on Thursday to seize back control of Britain’s energy network from private shareholders in an effort to fight climate change and end fuel po…

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Slow burn? The long road to a zero-emissions UK

Extinction Rebellion protesters want a carbon-free UK by 2025. But can the financial and political hurdles be overcome?It is the near future. You wake in a house warmed by a heat pump that extracts energy from deep below the ground and delivers it to y…

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Slow burn? The long road to a zero-emissions UK

Extinction Rebellion protesters want a carbon-free UK by 2025. But can the financial and political hurdles be overcome?It is the near future. You wake in a house warmed by a heat pump that extracts energy from deep below the ground and delivers it to y…

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MPs turn heat on ministers amid boiler installation slowdown

Critics warn of ‘chronic public health crisis’ as green initiative leaves homes in the coldCampaigners and MPs have accused ministers of leaving vulnerable households in the cold, as figures show installations of insulation and boilers have sunk to the…

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UK power stations’ electricity output lowest since 1994

Energy efficiency and changing economy cut generation by 1% in 20018 as renewables supplied record 33% of electricityThe output of British power stations fell this year to levels last seen almost a quarter of a century ago, while renewables achieved a …

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AI and drones turn an eye towards UK’s energy infrastructure

National Grid using artificial intelligence to check drone footage of 7,000 miles of wires and pylonsNational Grid has turned to artificial intelligence to help it maintain the wires and pylons that transmit electricity from power stations to homes and…

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AI and drones turn an eye towards UK’s energy infrastructure

National Grid using artificial intelligence to check drone footage of 7,000 miles of wires and pylonsNational Grid has turned to artificial intelligence to help it maintain the wires and pylons that transmit electricity from power stations to homes and…

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