Archive for 'DECC'

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: emissions cuts, electricity reform, Arctic policy, MOD awards, geothermal review »

Sustainable development news from government and public bodies: reducing emissions, response to Committee on Climate Change, low-carbon electricity generation, Arctic policy, MOD conservation and energy awards, geothermal review.

Climate change round-up: responses to IPCC report, new Special Representative, water impacts, emissions »

Climate change news from government and public bodies: responses to fifth IPCC report; new Special Representative for Climate Change; climate change impacts on water; non-CO2 emissions report.

News round-up: Big Society Capital, evidence plans, environment guidance, sustainable fisheries… »

Sustainable development news from government and public bodies: Big Society Capital, policy evidence plans, environment guidance for business, sustainable fisheries, EU action on climate change, funding environmental projects.

UK joins Tropical Forests Alliance 2020 »

Energy and Climate Change Minister Greg Barker has pledged UK support to the Tropical Forests Alliance 2020, a partnership set up by the Consumer Goods Forum and the US Government to tackle deforestation.

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.

Outcomes from Doha »

The 2012 UN Climate Change Conference agreed a new commitment period under the Kyoto Protocol, a timetable to adopt a universal climate agreement by 2015, and a path to raise necessary ambition to respond to climate change.

Energy news round-up »

Energy news from DECC: Energy Bill to stimulate low-carbon growth, Efficiency Strategy to transform energy use, update to Renewable Energy Roadmap, encouraging bioenergy innovation and local schemes

A world you like; with a climate you like »

As the European Environment Agency reports falls in EU emissions of greenhouse gases, with the largest absolute fall in the UK, a new campaign aims to demonstrate how climate action can increase welfare and bring economic benefits.