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The UK government has confirmed plans to introduce a carbon tax on heavy energy users should the UK exit the EU without a negotiated withdrawal agreement in place. 05 Apr 2019
Tackling the financial risk of climate change is set to be a high priority issue for UK insurers in the coming months as regulator the Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) is expected to shortly produce a final supervisory statement and a climate change-related... 18 Mar 2019
Environmental protection has been defined as a state objective ( Staatsziel ) in the German Constitution ( Grundgesetz ) since 1994. It provides that legislature, government and all public bodies shall strive to safeguard the environment and natural resources...
MEES are intended to ensure that all let properties in England and Wales are brought up to an E rating on an energy performance certificate. Any let property at a F or G EPC rating will be deemed substandard.
The 2011 Energy Act required the government to set minimum energy performance standards for both domestic and non-domestic privately rented property.
Commercial and domestic property landlords of multi-let properties where heating, cooling or hot water is supplied to tenants through a district or communal heating network are now legally obliged to provide detailed information about those networks to a central...
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100% capital allowances can be obtained until 2020 for expenditure on energy saving or environmentally beneficial technology. This enables businesses to write off the whole capital cost against their profits in the year in which the expenditure is incurred...
Measures to reduce the impact pharmaceutical products have on the environment have been outlined by the European Commission, which has said medicines manufacturers, policy makers, regulators and health care professionals all having a role to play. 15 Mar 2019
The UK government has successfully defended a legal challenge against its decision to adopt a new National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) in England last year, but guidance contained in that framework concerning 'fracking' has been ruled to be unlawful.... 08 Mar 2019
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