Archive for 'Green Deal'

News round-up: fishing policy, climate change, Green Deal, biomass »

Sustainable development news from government: new Common Fishing Policy; UK responds to EU on climate change; more Green Deal cashback available; Ed Davey opens biomass generator at Drax.

News round-up: inspiring sustainable living, Green Deal communities, farming resilience, green growth, clean energy »

Sustainable development news from government and public bodies: London 2012 inspires sustainable living; encouraging community Green Deal proposals; building farming resilience; Green Investment Bank funding; clean energy funding.

News round-up: EU emissions, food security, Green Deal, river catchments, bus emissions »

Sustainable development news from government and public bodies: call for ambitious EU emissions target, global food security, Green Deal encourages energy saving, catchment approach to river health, reducing bus emissions.

Energy and Climate Change Minister Greg Barker explains the Green Deal »

Following the Green Deal's launch on 28th January, Securing the Future's Scott Buckler spoke to Climate Change Minister Greg Barker to find out more about how the new initiative to transform Britain’s homes works.

Green Deal launches to transform Britain’s buildings »

The Government's Green Deal initiative went live on 28th January, offering the opportunity for energy-saving improvements to homes or businesses without having to pay all the costs up front.

Towering ambitions: bringing sustainable living to high rise homes »

Hannah Kyrke-Smith, policy adviser at Green Alliance, describes the findings of Towering Ambitions, a recent report exploring the difficulties and opportunities for a transformation of high rise housing into sustainable homes.

Business news: sustainability for success, green landlords, investing in mitigation, sustainable CFOs, the Crystal »

Sustainable development news from business: investing in sustainability brings financial success, landlords to take up Green Deal, leveraging investment for climate mitigation, CFOs embrace sustainability, the Crystal.

The Green Deal: next steps, legislation, consultation response and explanatory animation »

DECC has detailed plans to bring the Green Deal energy efficiency market into operation, alongside its consultation response and measures to strengthen consumer protection, reduce industry burdens, and implement ECO.

Time to switch on the Green Deal in London »

Ahead of his address to BASE London on 21 June, Richard McCarthy of Capita Symonds argues that it's time to think, plan and act big by implementing the Green Deal on an ambitious scale across London.

Energy Act provides legal framework for Green Deal »

The Energy Act 2011 provides the legal framework for the Green Deal, launching in Autumn 2012 to reduce carbon emissions cost effectively, reduce fuel poverty, and improve homes by revolutionising energy efficiency.