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

Andy Johnston’s response to the Nottingham Declaration consultation

  Let me start by saying that I do want local authorities to reduce their carbon footprint and lead their communities as they tackle climate change. My comments on this proposal are quite negative but I have endeavoured to point … 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

Rentaroof or DIY member survey

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Local authorities deal with the private sector all the time but quite often in areas where expertise and experience exists in the council. The in house expertise is not always available for energy security and councils are being approached by … Continued