Climate change in the United Kingdom
Climate change in the United Kingdom has been a subject of protests and controversies, and various policies have been developed to mitigate its effects. It is estimated to demand at least 80-85% emiss...
Climate change in the United Kingdom - Wikipedia
The Paris Climate Agreement Won't Change the Climate
The Paris Climate Agreement will cost at least $1 trillion per year, and climate activists say it will save the planet. The truth? It won't do anything for the planet, but it will make everyone poorer...
Department of Energy and Climate Change
The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) is a British government department created on 3 October 2008 by Prime Minister Gordon Brown to take over some of the functions related to energy of t...
Climate change in Scotland
The mitigation of anthropogenic climate change in the nation of Scotland is a matter for the devolved Scottish Parliament.
Scotland's greenhouse gas emissions only account for 10% of the UK's emis...
Climate change in Scotland - Wikipedia
Planning Act 2008
The Planning Act 2008 is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom intended to speed up the process for approving major new infrastructure projects such as airports, roads, harbours, energy facil...
Coal Authority
The Coal Authority is a non-departmental public body of the United Kingdom government.
It was established under the Coal Industry Act 1994 to manage certain functions previously undertaken by the ...
Coal Authority - Wikipedia
Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change
Her Majesty's Principal Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change is a British government cabinet position currently held by Ed Davey. The Department for Energy and Climate Change was created o...
Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change - Wikipedia
Civil Nuclear Police Authority
The Civil Nuclear Police Authority is the police authority that oversees the Civil Nuclear Constabulary. A police authority is a body corporate in the United Kingdom that defines strategic plans for a...
Coalclaims
Coalclaims or Coal Health Claims is the collective name for two compensation schemes run by the UK Government. Responsibility for the claims lies with the Department of Energy and Climate Change which...
Minister for Environment and Climate Change
The Minister for Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform is a Junior ministerial post in the Scottish Government. As a result, the Minister does not attend the Scottish Cabinet unless his/her Cab...
Dimmock v Secretary of State for Education and Skills
Dimmock v Secretary of State for Education and Skills was a case heard in September–October 2007 in the High Court of Justice of England and Wales, concerning the permissibility of the government prov...
Scottish Executive Environment and Rural Affairs Department
The Scottish Executive Environment and Rural Affairs Department (SEERAD) was a civil service department of the Scottish Executive. SEERAD was responsible for the following areas in Scotland: agricultu...
Scottish Executive Environment and Rural Affairs Department - Wikipedia
Energy and Climate Change Select Committee
The Energy and Climate Change Select Committee is a select committee of the House of Commons in the Parliament of the United Kingdom that came into existence on 1 January 2009.
The House of Common...
The Green Deal
The Green Deal is UK government policy. It was given a 'soft' launch by the Department of Energy and Climate Change on 1 October 2012 to permit loans for energy saving measures for properties in Great...
King Review
The King Review of low-carbon cars was launched in 2007 by the British Government to examine the vehicle and fuel technologies which could help to decarbonise road transport over the next 25 years.The...
Climate Change Act 2008
The Climate Change Act 2008 (c 27) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. The Act makes it the duty of the Secretary of State to ensure that the net UK carbon account for all six Kyoto gr...
Climate Change Act 2008 - Wikipedia
UK Emissions Trading Scheme
The UK Emissions Trading Scheme was a voluntary emissions trading system created as a pilot prior to the mandatory European Union Emissions Trading Scheme which it now runs in parallel with. It ran fr...
Climate Change Agreement
When the Climate Change Levy was introduced in the United Kingdom, the position of energy-intensive industries was considered, given their energy usage, the requirements of the Integrated Pollution Pr...
Climate Change Agreement - Wikipedia
Benny Peiser
Benny Josef Peiser, born 1957, is a social anthropologist specialising in the environmental and socio-economic impact of physical activity on health. He was a senior lecturer in the School of Sport an...
Department of Energy (United Kingdom)
The Department of Energy (DoE) was a department of the United Kingdom Government. The Department was established in January 1974, when the responsibility for energy production was transferred away fro...
Tyndall Centre
The Tyndall Centre for Climate Change Research is an organisation based in the United Kingdom that brings together scientists, economists, engineers and social scientists to 'research, assess and com...
Carbon Emission Reduction Target
The Carbon Emission Reduction Target (CERT) in the United Kingdom (formerly the Energy Efficiency Commitment) is a target imposed on the gas and electricity transporters and suppliers under Section 33...
Manchester Environmental Resource Centre initiative
Manchester Environmental Resource Centre initiative (MERCi), is a Manchester-based environmental charity, so called because their first project was to establish an environmental centre at Bridge 5 Mi...
NNFCC
NNFCC is a consultancy company specialising in bioenergy, biofuels and bio-based products.
Established by the UK Government in 2003 as the National Non-Food Crops Centre (NNFCC) to help extend the...
NNFCC - Wikipedia
Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009
The Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009 is an Act of the Scottish Parliament. The Act includes an emissions target, set for the year 2050, for a reduction of at least 80% from the baseline year, 1990. ...
Carbon governance in England
The reduction of carbon emissions, along with other greenhouse gases (GHGs), has become a vitally important task of international, national and local actors. If we understand governance as the creatio...