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Three-quarters of Brits dont have a clue about gas boiler pollution

Three-quarters of Brits dont have a clue about gas boiler pollution: Emissions from gas boilers appear to be a blind spot for Brits right now. According to a new survey conducted by the Energy and Climate Intelligence Unit (ECIU), over 74% of individuals are ignorant of the nitrous oxide (NOx) air pollution caused by gas…
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Households in Britain slash 33m tonnes of CO2

Households in Britain slash 33m tonnes of CO2: During the Covid-19 limitations, UK homes saved about 33 million tonnes of CO2. According to the UK Carbon Consumption Index published by the multinational professional services firm Accenture, the reduction is mostly due to lower spending on clothing, transportation, and lodging. According to the report’s authors, lower…
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Households offered £5000 to replace their gas boilers

Households offered £5,00 to replace their gas boilers: Households in the United Kingdom are allegedly scheduled to get £5,000 in new government assistance to replace their outdated gas boilers with low-carbon replacements. The government is set to release its Heat and Buildings Strategy, which will include steps to decrease emissions from buildings, in the coming…
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Government wants input on providing heat network zoning

Government wants input on providing heat network zoning: The government is looking for input on its proposed method to deliver heat network zoning in England and to recognise areas where heat networks are the most suitable answer for decarbonising heating. It suggests in a heat network zone, all new buildings, large public sector as well…
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British Public ‘back a ban on gas boilers within the decade’

Britsh Public ‘back a ban on gas boilers within the decade’: Almost 59 percent of Britons want a ban on the sale of gas boilers within the next decade. According to a new poll conducted by Public First, over half of the individuals polled favour the government’s intentions to prohibit the sale of gas boilers.…
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Boilers emit over 2X the CO2 of all gas fired power stations

Boilers emit over 2X the CO2 of all gas fired power stations: The extent of carbon dioxide emitted by Britain’s boilers is higher than double the emissions of every UK gas-fired power station. The overwhelming discovery comes from a fresh study by the climate charity Possible & the social enterprise Scene, that concludes that UK’s…
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Nearly 3m Europeans can’t afford to heat their homes

Nearly 3m Europeans can’t afford to heat their homes:  Heating will be out of the question for over three million low-wage employees in Europe this winter, since energy prices have already skyrocketed. According to a new research by the European Trade Union Confederation (ETUC), over 15% of Europe’s working poor will be unable to turn…
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Gas bills rise and emissions shall fall

Gas bills rise and emissions shall fall Recent news states that the government is reportedly considering a potential increase in gas bills in the aim to assist the country’s efforts towards reducing carbon dioxide emissions from fossil-fuel heating systems. According to a report by The Times, this will be part of a carbon reduction scheme…
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SP Energy Network’s tool to predict low carbon heating uptake

SP Energy Network’s tool to predict low carbon heating uptake. SP Energy Networks has finished developments on an innovative tool which claims to have the ability to help predict the uptake and future demand from low carbon forms of heating. The ‘Heat-Up’ modelling tool will help use characteristics of the homes in the SP Energy…
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Social Housing emissions to be slashed

Social Housing emissions to be slashed: A UK-wide heat pump project has been launched by Centrica to help customers save on their energy bills and to drive down social housing emissions. This project is set to replace existing heating systems in 600 homes across the North West, Midlands, North, East and South West with low…
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