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Energy and Climate Change Committee: new incentives needed to encourage energy efficiency improvements

The UK government should consider new incentives, such as stamp duty or council tax discounts, if it is to encourage more householders to carry out energy efficiency improvement work on their properties funded through the Green Deal, a committee of MPs has... 26 Sep 2014

UK calls for "emissions reductions from all countries" as part of 2015 global climate change agreement

Every country in the world should commit to reducing carbon emissions "in a way that reflects their national situation" and opportunities, the UK’s secretary of state for energy and climate change has said. 15 Sep 2014

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World Bank says more firms turning to carbon pricing for investment decisions

The use of an internal ‘shadow price’ on carbon is being used by a number of international businesses to help guide their investment decisions and identify opportunities, according to a report by the World Bank. 13 Aug 2014

UK government sets out long-awaited energy efficiency standards for new property rentals

Landlords in England would have to upgrade the energy efficiency of their properties to at least an 'E'-rated Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) standard before they could let them out under plans put forward for consultation by the UK government. 25 Jul 2014

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