LONG-AWAITED ENVIRONMENT BILL ENSHRINED IN LAW

LONG-AWAITED ENVIRONMENT BILL ENSHRINED IN LAW

It has been more than two years since the Environment Bill was introduced and finally, during the second week of COP 26, it finally received Royal Assent. Whilst there has been significant criticism with regard to the strength of action, the Act has been largely...
JUST MORE HOT AIR – DISAPPOINTING END TO G20 SUMMIT

JUST MORE HOT AIR – DISAPPOINTING END TO G20 SUMMIT

World leaders departed from Rome from the G20 Summit heading for Glasgow to Cop26 on 31st October 2021 having met to discuss actions to address economic recovery from Covid-19, the ongoing public health emergency, and the climate crisis. One would have expected, given...
AUTUMN BUDGET 2021: DISAPPOINTING SILENCE ON ENERGY AND GREEN ISSUES

AUTUMN BUDGET 2021: DISAPPOINTING SILENCE ON ENERGY AND GREEN ISSUES

With the majority of announcements made in the budget being leaked or shared in advance, there was little that came as a surprise. What the Chancellor did not say was more in focus than what he did. A primary focus currently which is putting pressure on businesses and...
NET-ZERO STRATEGY PUBLISHED TO ‘BUILD BACK BETTER’ AHEAD OF COP26

NET-ZERO STRATEGY PUBLISHED TO ‘BUILD BACK BETTER’ AHEAD OF COP26

The long awaiting Net-Zero Strategy has finally been published following long delays. The strategy details how the UK will decarbonise and aims to transform every sector of the global economy. It incorporates all previous climate change commitments and builds on these...
GOVERNMENT UNVEILS £3.9BN TO DELIVER HEAT AND BUILDINGS STRATEGY

GOVERNMENT UNVEILS £3.9BN TO DELIVER HEAT AND BUILDINGS STRATEGY

The government has unveiled a £3.9bn plan to bring down the cost of low-carbon heating systems including heat pumps. The strategy aspires to ensure that running more energy-efficient heating technology is at least cost-neutral and potentially cheaper than existing...
HEAT NETWORK REGULATIONS – NOVEMBER 2021 DEADLINE LOOMING

HEAT NETWORK REGULATIONS – NOVEMBER 2021 DEADLINE LOOMING

Preparing for the November 2021 deadline – it’s all in the approach Many landlords and property management companies are now taking steps towards ensuring compliance with the upcoming Heat Networks (Metering and Billing) Regulations (HNR) deadline in November. Whilst...