Climate risk reporting and milestones to net zero – our energy news round up

Welcome to the latest roundup of news and news and advice from BiU’s Energy Advice Hub, covering the latest insights on climate change and net zero, as well as a short guide to climate risk reporting, or TFCD; which will soon become mandatory for some organisations. If you need advice on your company’s energy challenges get in touch.

Phase out fossil fuel boilers by 2025 to reach net zero, says landmark report

The International Energy Agency’s new report sets out crucial milestones that will need to be met to reach net zero by 2050, including the phase out of fossil fuel boilers.

Industry experts call for 2030 renewable targets

Renewable UK’s new report says the government needs to set clear milestones for the development and adoption of renewable technology by 2030 if it is to meet its 2050 net zero target.

A quick guide to TFCD reporting

Companies will soon have to report on the impact of climate change on their business. We’ve put together an easy explainer.

Councils with net zero pledges represent a third of the UK population

58 local authorities to date have signed up to the UK100 Net Zero Pledge, representing 23.5 million people in the UK.

Further reading

August’s energy and climate news from hydrogen strategy to damning climate change news
August’s energy roundup: hydrogen strategy to damning climate change news

We’ve unpacked the key points from government’s new hydrogen strategy (it’s an easy read!), and we’ve also got advice on how your business can take action in response to the latest damning evidence on…

IPCC report the message is stark, but there is hope
IPCC report: the message is stark, but there is hope

If we act quickly, we can still avoid catastrophe. Scientists are hopeful that if we can cut global emissions in half by 2030 and reach net zero by the middle of this century, we can halt and possibly…

Energy price spikes jeopardises the bottom line
Energy price spikes jeopardise the bottom line – time to protect against market volatility

This week wholesale energy prices hit a record high, going over £100 per megawatt hour of energy. If you’re a UK business, energy market volatility has serious consequences for your bottom line. Most …