June’s energy and climate news: your 5-minute speed read

June 2021 energy and carbon green round up

June saw green pledges made and reaffirmed by world leaders at the G7 summit, but a major report from the Climate Change Committee has urged the UK government to back up words with action.

These stories and more are below, and if you need advice on your company’s energy challenges, get in touch.

CCC delivers scathing report on UK net zero progress

The Climate Change Committee has urged the government to step up action on climate, before it’s too late.

The Targeted Charging Review explained

We’ve put together a short guide to help you understand how the TCR will affect your electricity bills.

The new green procurement rules for public sector contracts

Firms bidding for major central government contracts must now commit to net zero and set carbon reduction targets.

The green takeaways from the G7 summit

We’ve put together a bitesize summary of all the climate pledges made by world leaders at Carbis Bay.

Government reviews the ETS and CPS compensation schemes

Changes are on the way for two schemes which compensate energy intensive industries for energy bill costs.

FCA consults on expanding the scope of TCFD

The Financial Conduct Authority is seeking views on extending requirements for climate risk reporting to different types of company.

Our call to arms for business: act on environment

On World Environment Day we spelled out why businesses need to take action to address their climate impact.