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Plans to require electric vehicle charging points to be installed in new homes in England have been outlined by the UK government. 10 Jul 2018
The Court of Appeal has found in favour of the government in a legal challenge to its guidance preventing the local government pension scheme (LGPS) from pursuing boycotts as part of its investment strategy. 15 Jun 2018
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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Potential economic losses from climate change and extreme weather events will continue to grow in the world's largest cities, which are already facing an estimated annual average loss of $123 billion, according to a new report. 12 Jun 2018
ANALYSIS: Measures which will be taken to mitigate or avoid the harmful effects of a proposed development project cannot be taken into account when deciding whether an appropriate assessment is necessary at the screening stage under the Habitats Directive,... 08 May 2018
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