PM must “step in and prove” he wants greenest Government

The Prime Minister must now “step in and prove” he wants to lead the greenest Government ever. That’s the view of environmental group WWF and follows the Climate Change Committee’s (CCC) letter released today highlighting concerns about the UK Government’s plans for more investment in gas. The Committee warned this could breach the Climate Change […]

Climate Committee warns more gas would breach law

The UK Government has been warned it will breach the Climate Change Act if it goes ahead with plans for more investment in gas. The concern from the Climate Change Committee (CCC) follows Chancellor George Osborne’s declaration earlier this year that gas will be the UK’s number one energy source while last week he gave […]

European Commission publishes guidelines for emissions review

The European Commission has published guidelines for a review of EU Member States’ greenhouse gas emissions. The review, which should be completed by August 2012, will help the Commission set national limits for 2013-20 on emissions not covered by the EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS). The guidelines were prepared for the Commission by the […]