Tag: Climate Change

ADBA comments on election manifestos

Following the launch of the Labour, Liberal Democrat and Conservative manifestos, ADBA has commented on the energy, climate change and environmental policies outlined by the major parties. Conservative Manifesto Commenting on the Conservative Party’s Manifesto, ADBA Chief Executive Charlotte Morton welcomed the Conservatives’ continued commitment to the…

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Tags: general election, manifestos, recycling, climate change, Circular Economy, renewables, anaerobic digestion

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MEMBER’S PRESS RELEASE: Knottingley-based 4R Group celebrates 10 years of trading and 810,000 tonnes

A decade of recycling ‘wastes’ to land and saving carbon has been celebrated by Knottingley-based 4R Group. The company, founded in 2006, recycles ‘wastes’ to agricultural land and has also worked on major land restoration schemes all over the country, including Langton in Derbyshire and Imerys, Dubbers…

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Tags: member's press release, 4r group, carbon abatement, soil health, climate change, nutrient recycling

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More details confirmed about new energy department

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The government has today set out further information on the responsibilities and operations of its restructured departments. A statement from the Prime Minister said: The Department for Energy and Climate Change and the remaining functions of the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills have been merged to form a new…

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Tags: DECC, dbeis, renewable financial incentives, climate change, Climate Change Act, food waste operators, Defra, crop operators, Matt Hindle, greg clark, therese coffey

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Leaving the EU: implications on energy and climate policy

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Following the referendum decision to leave the EU, the Energy and Climate Change Committee has launched inquiries on the implications for UK energy policy and for climate policy. With UK politics and the economy in a period of extreme uncertainty, these inquries provide members with opportunity to ensure that…

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Tags: energy & climate change committee, eccc, brexit, European Union, consultation, cop21, 2030 target, climate change, emissions trading scheme, energy policy, anaerobic digestion, food waste operators, crop operators, biogas, biomethane, thom koller

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Sustainability and HM Treasury inquiry

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The Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) is calling for evidence on the role of HM Treasury in relation to sustainable development and environmental protection. The inquiry provides opportunity for ADBA and its members to question whether the Spending Review process allows UK Government to make well-informed decisions in respect of the…

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Tags: RHI, biogas, food waste, anaerobic digestion, renewable financial incentives, financial incentives, member's press release, Feed-in-Tariff, food waste operators, R&D, digestate, crop operators, climate change, spending review, sustainability

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Summer Budget 2015 offers more policy uncertainty

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rt Hon George Osborne MP, has today announced the first Conservative Budget in 20 years. ADBA’s Chief Executive, Charlotte Morton, commented: Despite addressing the need to secure Britain’s future – both in terms of financial and national security – there was no…

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Tags: press release, HM Treasury, budget 2015, chancellor of the exchequer, government, Conservatives, market report, biomethane, Derek Sivyer, Charlotte Morton, vehicle excise duty, renewable energy directive, HGV, Autumn Statement, DECC, Green Alliance, RHI, climate change

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Devil in the detail – the programme for government

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Following last year’s Autumn Conservative Party conference I wrote that, regardless of the lack of green rhetoric, for the renewables industry the devil is in the detail. The Government has now set out its legislative stall in the Queen’s Speech but there is scant detail there…

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Tags: government, queen's speech, energy bill, onshore wind, paris conference, oil and gas authority, Ofgem, climate change, national grid, green agenda, Parliament, Derek Sivyer

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The fifth carbon budget - call for evidence

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The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) have released a call for evidence on the fifth carbon budget. The budget will put a legal limit on UK emissions of greenhouse gases over the period 2028 – 2032. The carbon budget is important as it provides benchmarks towards the 2050 target, it ensures regular progress…

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Tags: carbon budget, CCC, will bushby, Climate Change Act, climate change, low-carbon, low-carbon tech, decarbonisation, anaerobic digestion, consultation

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Energy security increasingly worrying public, DECC survey shows

Concerns over energy supply and climate change are becoming ever more important issues in the public’s eyes, with 53% identifying these two areas as one of the top three challenges the UK is facing – up by 10% since respondents were surveyed last year. DECC’s latest public attitudes tracking survey also…

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Tags: climate change, DECC, energy security, Jordan Marshall, public opinion

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