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A zero-carbon water industry

A zero-carbon water industry

Water industry takes significant first step in its drive to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2030.
Anti-fracking protests at Barton Moss

The secret fracking report

Government ‘releases’ secret fracking report, with a ‘black wall’ of redacted pages.
Our big fossil banks

Our ‘big fossil banks’

UK banks finance the coal industry with £25 billion ‘life support’.
Zero Island

Zero Island

Real-life experiment on climate neutrality shows a 78% cut in emissions is possible now.
The Production Gap Report is the first of its kind

The Production Gap

World’s governments plan to produce 120% more fossil fuels by 2030 than can be burned under 1.5°C warming.
PEA Awards 2019: the winners

P.E.A. Awards 2019: the winners

P.E.A. Award 2019 winners announced at immersive green-carpet ceremony that invited guests to become 'Agents of Change'.
UK fracking banned

UK fracking banned

Government ends support for fracking in the UK on the basis of new scientific analysis, published today.
Balcombe Fracking Protests

Fracking in England

CPRE responds to National Audit Office report on fracking for shale gas in England.
West Papua Chain Saw Massacre

The West Papua Chain Saw Massacre

Dame Vivienne Westwood & Joe Corré join Extinction Rebellion at BP’s HQ.
Mau Mau

Portraits from the Precipice

Octopus Energy and Artfinder create new prize for art that addresses climate change.
Divestment milestone

Divestment milestone

Global fossil fuel divestment and clean energy investment movement crosses $11tn milestone.
The world's energy is changing

The world’s energy is changing

Energy transition is accelerating across countries worldwide, according to 2019 World Energy Trilemma Index.
New World Energy Scenarios

New World Energy Scenarios

Global energy demand on track to peak between 2020 and 2025.
Seeding change

Seeding change

The Octopus Energy tree team shares details of the 10,000 native trees planted so far in 2019.
Paving the way for the world's first solar-powered trains

Solar-powered trains

World first as solar connected to railway line in Aldershot.
State of the Transition

State of the Transition

Study shows highest-emitting companies are off-track to meet Paris climate goals, and puts investors on ‘emergency footing’.
P.E.A. Awards 2019 – enter or nominate now

Emergency on planet Earth

P.E.A. Awards 2019 will showcase everyday solutions to the climate emergency.
SMV Green Vahini programme, Ashden Awards 2019

Ashden Awards 2019

2019’s Ashden Awards go to the world-leading energy innovators bringing solutions to the climate emergency.
Huntly, Aberdeenshire

Britain’s clean energy milestone

‘Watershed moment’ for Britain's energy as zero-carbon power overtakes fossil fuels.
Greenpeace swimmer in front of BP rig

BP in the North Sea

Greenpeace ship forces BP oil rig into third U-turn away from major North Sea drill site.