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Failure to deliver net zero plans

Failure to deliver net zero plans Current government programmes to decarbonise industries and support the UK hit its net zero aim by 2050 will be deemed as unsuccessfully executed. The worrisome discoveries come from the analysis report uploaded today by the Climate Change Committee (CCC) which shows that there are massive losses in delivery schemes…
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Rollout of heat network zones in the UK

Rollout of heat network zones in the UK The government will proceed with its plans to develop heat network zones. A heat network zone is described as a chosen area within which heat networks are the lowest expenditure, low carbon solution for the heat decarbonisation of an area. The government’s disclosure will persue a consultation…
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‘Britain’s fossil fuel-free grid by 2035’ the industry responds

‘Britain’s fossil fuel-free grid by 2035’ the industry responds : A new promise has been made by Boris Johnson for grid decarbonisation with Britain sourcing all its electricity from renewable energy sources. But what about the industry? Remove roadblocks and go the extra mile In response to the Prime Minister’s commitment to decarbonise electricity by…
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Climate change may cause office conversions to flats unfit

Climate change may cause office conversions to flats unfit: Climate change could cause a vital risk to the UK’s office-into-home adaptations. A current study from the insurer Zurich UK forecast that redeveloping shops as well as offices left abandoned by the pandemic may build a ‘swathe of substandard homes’ that are exposed to climate change.…
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CCC advises government to rethink Cumbrian coal mine

CCC advises government to rethink Cumbrian coal mine: The Climate Change Committee (CCC) has advised the government to reevaluate planning permission given for a Cumbrian coal mine. The Cumbrian Metallurgical Coal project involves a new underground coal mine situated on a brownfield site in Whitehaven, west Cumbria. The plan is expected to convert about 2.7…
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Early 2030s: All cars vans & boilers must be zero carbon

Early 2030s: All cars vans & boilers must be zero carbon: Every car, van & boiler substitute needs to be zero carbon by the early 2030s. That’s according to one of the key messages from the Climate Change Committee (CCC)’s new historical report for the Sixth Carbon Budget, that reports polluting emissions must drop by…
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