The UK is calling for urgent global action in response to a UN report that has revealed the planet has warmed more than previously estimated.
Driving the global transition to zero-emission transport will be a key theme at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26), later this year.
COP26 president Alok Sharma has set out the four goals the UK, as hosts, will be focusing on in the run-up to the UN climate conference.
Alok Sharma will now concentrate on this year's UN COP26 climate conference full-time, with Kwasi Kwarteng appointed business secretary.
The Government has published a new Energy White Paper that sets out its transition to greener energy production to power the future of transport and the UK.
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.
The Government has launched a new £200 million support package to help companies continue innovative projects that have been affected by Covid-19.
COP26 President Alok Sharma has stated that the challenges of the coronavirus will not postpone United Nations plans to tackle climate change.
UK Government joint funds a £40 million venture capital fund to supercharge start-ups developing next generation clean, low-carbon technologies.
The COP26 UN climate change conference set to take place in Glasgow in November has been postponed to an as yet unconfirmed date next year due to COVID-19.
The Government has called for new evidence on UK transport laws and launched a £90 million technology trial to boost smart transport initiatives in four areas.