The government is working at home and abroad to adapt to the effects of climate change and reduce greenhouse gas emissions by investing in low-carbon energy sources, improving fuel standards in cars and increasing energy efficiency wherever possible.

Detailed guides

  1. UK Pollutant Release and Transfer Register (PRTR) data sets

    How to query UK data on waste transfers and emissions, by specific substance, area, river basin, industry or economic sector. Read more

  2. Energy-intensive industries: compensation for indirect costs of energy and climate change policies

    Government is compensating businesses most at risk of carbon leakage, to help offset the cost of energy and climate change policies. Read more

  3. Combined Heat and Power Incentives

    Government incentives for CHP schemes Read more

  4. Deep geothermal energy regulation

    How to comply with environmental permitting regulations to abstract deep geothermal energy. Read more

  5. Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Site Assessment Tool

    Assessment tool to review potential options for installing Combined Heat and Power (CHP) for a given site. Read more