Local government gearing up for the Green Deal

  When launched in autumn 2012, the Green Deal will enable households and businesses to improve the energy efficiency of their properties, without incurring up-front costs. While still in the process of drawing up detailed guidance for the scheme, the … Continued

LEEF funding for public buildings in London launched

The recently established London Green Fund is currently in the process of launching the London Energy Efficiency Fund (LEEF), which has been gathered from several sources including the European Union’s JESSICA initiative (Joint European Support for Sustainable Investment for Cities). … Continued

The World Economic Forum’s ‘Global Risks 2011’: some pointers for local government.

  The World Economic Forum’s ‘Global Risks 2011’ publication lays out an important case for global action on the challenges of what it calls the “water-food-energy” nexus. The report is well worth reading, highlighting important points that are clearly relevant … Continued

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