Green jobs

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England green homes scheme was ‘slam dunk fail’, says public accounts committee
Dame Meg Hillier says scheme cost £50m and delivered only a fraction of objectives

Sandra Laville

01, Dec, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Rolls-Royce and Qatar to invest billions in UK green engineering
Engine-maker and Gulf state to fund startups looking for new ways to hit net zero

Joanna Partridge

01, Nov, 2021 @6:39 PM

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Green homes grant scheme helped just 15,000 low-income households buy insulation
Government’s flagship home insulation scheme reached less than 7% of intended 600,000 households

Miles Brignall

01, Nov, 2021 @6:01 AM

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The UK’s net zero strategy still avoids what is needed to avert climate catastrophe | Rebecca Newsom
Although the government is now saying the right things, its actions are lagging behind, says Greenpeace’s Rebecca Newsom

Rebecca Newsom

20, Oct, 2021 @5:38 PM

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England’s wind energy potential remains untapped
Despite overwhelming support for onshore windfarms, planning rules mean it is possible for only one person to prevent development

Paul Brown

19, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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‘The stakes couldn’t be higher’: GE urged to invest in green US jobs
Labor and environmental groups are demanding that General Electric stop offshoring jobs and invest in renewable energy

Michael Sainato

12, Oct, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Johnson’s backing for the Cambo oilfield is unscientific and potentially disastrous | Peter Capaldi
The government should be supporting green jobs for fossil fuel workers, not deepening our dependency on oil and gas, says actor and campaigner Peter Capaldi

Peter Capaldi

11, Oct, 2021 @6:00 AM

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660,000 jobs at risk as UK’s green investment lags
TUC report says producers that don’t clean up operations will wither and die as rivals blaze trail towards carbon net zero

Toby Helm Political Editor

12, Sep, 2021 @8:50 AM

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Audit office blames UK government for botched £1.5bn green homes scheme
Spending watchdog says home insulation drive was fatally rushed and missed chance to cut heating bills and create jobs

Jillian Ambrose

08, Sep, 2021 @5:01 AM

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Green politics is beset by a fundamental paradox | Letters
Letters: Broad public support for environmental policies is crucial, writes Colin Hines of Green New Deal UK, while Michael Meadowcroft and Luce Gilmore believe a separate party undermines this


29, Aug, 2021 @5:37 PM

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Retrofitting: why carbon-reducing renovations are going to be big business
Draughty homes contribute to 14% of the UK’s greenhouse gas emissions, but a wave of eco-refurbs is changing that

Helen Pidd North of England editor

18, Aug, 2021 @11:30 AM

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Government reveals plans for £4bn hydrogen investment by 2030
Low-carbon hydrogen economy could also create thousands of jobs

Jillian Ambrose Energy correspondent

16, Aug, 2021 @11:01 PM

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