CRC Phase 2: Schools out… in England only

Local Energy understands that a draft Statutory Instrument – the CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme Order 2013 – was laid before parliament on 4th March. The Order is expected to replace the current legislation by May, in time to implement revised … 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