Barker: Further mandatory climate change requirements for councils not necessary

The Climate Change Minister Greg Barker yesterday stated that he didn’t expect local authorities to be further mandated with climate change policies. Speaking at a conference of local councillors organised by Friends of the Earth, Mr Barker argued that central … Continued

CRC League Table expected in November

The Environment Agency now expects the CRC League Table to be published in November. Speaking to Local Energy, Carl Sweeney the Operations Manager of the CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme at the Environment Agency, stated: “At this time, we anticipate that … Continued

DECC: CRC simplification has limits

  The Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has stated that it would not be expedient to remove certain aspects of financial administration from the Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC). Speaking on behalf of DECC at the Energy Solutions Expo … 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