Tighter laws to stop ‘bin criminals’

Waste crime cost England £924m three years ago and the government is stepping up action

New Sustainable Skies Act to promote transition to greener aviation fuel

It would establish a blender’s tax credit for SAF, which is expected to spur the production of SAF and help the US airline industry to reach its goal of eliminating net carbon emissions by 2050

Webinar: Overcoming the policy hurdles of reaching net zero

In case you missed this live webinar, you can catch up here

European Parliament adopts new legislation on sustainable investments

Green finance which claims to be sustainable will have to prove this by following strict criteria

Environment Agency to launch biowaste sector review

It says the biowaste sector is critical to a closed loop, circular economy as well as helping meet renewable energy targets

EU Member States approve new rules to curb waste

They will introduce specific measures to prioritise prevention, reuse and recycling instead of landfill or incineration

Energy price cap introduced: Industry responds

The UK Government has introduced new legislation to cap energy prices and help consumers save money. The move will allow regulator Ofgem to cap prices until 2020, protecting 11 million households across the UK, who are currently on a standard variable tariff (SVT) or other default deals. Urgently needed Rachel Reeves, Chair of the Business, […]

UK Government launches bill to cap energy prices

New legislation to cap energy prices and help consumers save money is being introduced to Parliament today. The Domestic Gas and Electricity (Tariff Cap) will allow Ofgem to cap energy tariffs until 2020, protecting 11 million households across the UK, who are currently on a standard variable or other default tariffs. The cap, which could […]

A fifth of commercial energy efficiency standards fall

A fifth of commercial properties’ energy efficiency standards have fallen ahead of new legislation arriving in April. Software firm arbnco says around 20% of commercial real estate, worth a total of £130.7 billion, has fallen into a lower Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) category ahead of the introduction of the Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES). These will […]

Scotland to phase out petrol and diesel cars by 2032

The Scottish Government has said it will take action to phase out petrol and diesel vehicles by 2032. The move comes as part of a wider set of priorities for the next year to ensure the country is “seizing the opportunities of the low carbon revolution”. First Minister Nicola Sturgeon said tackling climate change was […]