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Reduce meat and milk by one fifth to combat climate change, report urges

The Committee on Climate Change has released a report which reveals people ought to cut their consumption of meat and dairy by one fifth in order to combat climate change.

Bank of England begins consultation on climate change stress tests

The Bank of England has begun consultation on its proposed 2021 Biennial Exploratory Scenario [BES], which is intended to lay bare the risk of climate change to the financial system and how banks and insurers will react and adapt.

Carbon-emitting firms will lose out under new climate change policies

A report by Vivid Economics, commissioned by the UN-supported Principles for Responsible Investment, has said that companies emitting large amounts of carbon could risk losing as much as 43 per cent of their value as a result of new climate change policies.

Lib Dems promise green fund of £100 billion over next five years

The Liberal Democrats’ finance spokesman Sir Ed Davey is set to unveil plans to invest £100 billion over five years into reversing climate change and protecting the environment, during a speech in Leeds.

Prime minister to chair climate change committee

Boris Johnson is to chair a committee to focus on reducing government emissions.

Current central heating systems threaten green targets, says cross-party group

Cross-party think tank Policy Connect has said that current central heating systems may prevent the UK from meeting its 2050 climate change targets in a new report.

Frequent flyer levy to be introduced to combat climate change

The Committee on Climate Change has advocated for the introduction of a “frequent flyer levy” in order to combat the impact of aviation emissions.

Leading firms commit to green energy initiatives

A number of the world’s largest firms have pledged their support to green energy initiatives amid increased pressure for climate change action.

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