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UK electricity grid pylons
Knowledge Hub, Policy & Regulation, UK
February 27, 2024

Two-thirds of UK energy firms unsettled by domestic green policy

UK energy companies overwhelmingly believe that policy changes are needed to unlock investment, a survey by UKSIF finds
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Solar panels near electricity pylons UK
Policy & Regulation, UK
February 27, 2024

UK businesses ‘don’t want to see net zero politicised’

Companies call for UK politicians to give cleantech policy and investment certainty
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Data, Policy & Regulation, UK
February 26, 2024

In Charts: UK clean energy investment jumps in 2023 but ‘acceleration’ still needed

UK clean energy investment increased dramatically between 2022 and 2023, according to data from Bloomberg New Energy Finance – but experts urge policymakers not to...
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Planting trees_forestry
Knowledge Hub, Policy & Regulation, UK
February 23, 2024

Including Woodland Carbon Code in UK ETS could boost prices and accelerate afforestation

A paper co-authored by academics at King’s College London and asset manager Foresight Group argues the case for expanding the UK’s Emissions Trading System to...
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Europe, France, Netherlands, Policy & Regulation, UK, US
February 23, 2024

In Brief: Zalando to remove sustainability references; Chicago sues Big Oil over climate risk deception

The latest ESG policy and regulatory news
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EU, Europe, Policy & Regulation, UK
February 9, 2024

In Brief: London Metal Exchange sued over ‘dirty metals’ trade; SFDR review seen as lacking co-ordination

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UK houses and wind turbines
Policy & Regulation, UK
February 8, 2024

Labour drops green investment plans in favour of fiscal discipline

The UK Labour party has pledged to invest £5bn a year in green investments, a paltry sum compared with its previous promise of £28bn 
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Workers installing solar panels
EU, Policy & Regulation, UK
January 29, 2024

IPCC report author urges governments to relax spending discipline amid climate backlash

Countries should spend as much as 10% of their GDP on climate action, the equivalent in the UK in 2021 of £312bn, argues Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change lead author François...
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EU, Europe, Policy & Regulation, UK
January 26, 2024

In Brief: EU parliament votes to delay sector-specific ESRS; UN special rapporteur slams UK handling of climate protestors

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Europe, Policy & Regulation, UK, US
January 19, 2024

In Brief: EU discusses economic governance reforms; Australia proposes mandatory climate disclosure legislation

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Scales of justice
EU, Policy & Regulation, UK
January 11, 2024

How criminal law is seeping into the climate debate

While several climate activists have been sent to prison for their involvement in disruptive protests, legislation is now also being strengthened to impose criminal sanctions on individuals found responsible for...
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