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Energy and Carbon

UK Energy and Climate Change Secretary Ed Davey called on more countries to bring forward fair and ambitious climate finance and carbon cuts to keep up momentum for a 2015 global climate deal, as he arrived at the COP 20 talks in Lima today.

An extensive research survey has highlighted a lack of confidence by a wide range of stakeholders in the competence of local authorities to make important planning decisions about shale gas.

The House of Commons Energy and Climate Change Committee has launched a new inquiry into future challenges in energy and climate change policy.

The Scottish Government has launched a new consultation on proposed measures to protect some of Scotland’s most important and fragile marine environments.

Innovate UK has just opened the latest round of the Energy Catalyst competition offering £14 million in funding to back solutions which will help reduce emissions, improve security of supply and reduce cost.

In an Expert Focus article for Waterbriefing, Jonathan Grant, Sustainability & Climate Change Director at PwC, explores some of the key issues surrounding the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change newly-published Synthesis Report in the run-up to the Paris climate summit.

Monday, 03 November 2014 09:18

National Trust plans new hydropower scheme

National Trust (Renewable Energy) Limited has applied to the Environment Agency for a licence to abstract and impound water in Cumbria for a new hydropower scheme.

The European Commission has announced €647 million to be invested in key energy infrastructure to enhance security of supply across Europe.

The Government has published a discussion paper setting out its proposals for the 2016 review of Climate Change Agreements targets - including a call for evidence for the review of sector commitments.

Thames Tideway Tunnel, Lafarge Tarmac, Temple Group, Kier Infrastructure and Barhale Trant Utilities have become the latest signatories to the Infrastructure Carbon Review (ICR).

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