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  1. Increasing ambition towards a climate-resilient, zero-carbon economy

    COP26 President Alok Sharma at the fourth Ministerial on Climate Action (MoCA), co-convened by the EU, China and Canada, which was held virtually.

  2. UK government to acquire cutting-edge satellite network

    Government leads a successful bid to acquire OneWeb which develops cutting-edge satellite technology in the UK and in the US.

  3. Resilience in light of COVID: Climate Action on the Road to COP26

    COP 26 President Alok Sharma's keynote address at 'Resilience in light of COVID: Climate Action on the Road to COP26', a London Climate Action Week event focussed on climate resilience.

  4. Government backed projects to speed up life-saving cancer diagnoses

    Patients could receive earlier and more accurate diagnoses for potentially life-threatening diseases such as cancer and Crohn’s disease, thanks to £16 million of new funding

  5. Government agrees support package to UK steel company

    The government has concluded a deal that is positive for all parties.

  6. Scaling up climate action: country strategies and emerging investment opportunities for a green recovery

    Energy Minister Kwasi Kwarteng at Climate Policy Initiative's London Climate Action Week event, co-hosted with the UK and Germany.

  7. Government fires up R&D across the country to cement the UK as science superpower

    R&D Roadmap sets out vision to attract global talent, cut unnecessary bureaucracy and cement the UK as a world-leading science superpower.

  8. Boost for renewable heat projects as government confirms tariff extension

    Companies that applied to the government’s tariff guarantee scheme before June 29 will have an extra 14 months to get their low-carbon heat generators up and running.

  9. COP26 President Alok Sharma at COP26 Business Leaders Event

    COP26 President Alok Sharma's video address for the COP26 Business Leaders Event, hosted by the Council for Sustainable Business in partnership with the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

  10. £80 million boost to cut emissions from homes and industry

    Nearly £80 million investment from government to reduce carbon emissions from industry and homes.

  11. Government to protect UK research jobs with major support package

    Two support packages will give greater job protection to thousands of researchers, scientists and technicians working at UK universities during coronavirus (COVID-19).

  12. Government unveils £200 million package to help innovative businesses bounce back

    The Sustainable Innovation Fund will help companies recovering from the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19) keep their cutting-edge projects and ideas alive.

  13. Government introduces legislation to relieve burden on businesses and support economic recovery

    The government has introduced the Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill in Parliament.

  14. £400 million boost to regional R&D projects across the UK

    Seven major research and innovation projects across the UK have today received over £400 million in government and industry funding.

  15. Government outlines support for pubs, cafes and restaurants

    More pubs, restaurants and cafes will be able to serve customers outdoors in plans announced by the government.

  16. Capacity Market auction determination: letter from BEIS to National Grid ESO, June 2020

    Letter setting out the government’s intent to hold 2 Capacity Market auctions in 2021: the T-1 auction for 2021 to 2022 and T-4 auction for 2024 to 2025.

  17. UK energy statistics: statistical press release - June 2020

    June 2020 editions of Energy Trends and Energy Prices published.

  18. Pubs, restaurants and hairdressers to reopen from 4 July

    Practical guidelines published to help restaurants, pubs and hairdressers reopen safely

  19. £73.5 million to boost green economic recovery in automotive sector

    Government announces Advanced Propulsion Centre funding.

  20. New protections for UK businesses key to national security and fight against coronavirus

    New protections will be introduced to further safeguard the national security and resilience of the UK.