From gov.uk The government (BEIS) has published a revised approach to valuing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in policy appraisal, following a cross-government review during 2020 and 2021. What are carbon values? Greenhouse gas emissions values (“carbon values”) are used across government for valuing impacts on GHG emissions resulting from policy interventions. They represent a monetary value that […]

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From UKWIR Good afternoon We’re really pleased to share an overview of four major projects underway to address one of the biggest challenges the water sector is facing – achieving net zero operational carbon emissions. This document provides a snapshot of our work under our Big Question – How do we remove more carbon than […]

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Following the industry agreement (through Water UK) to achieve net zero emissions from English water companies by 2030, several water companies have set out plans to get there. The plans highlight progress on energy efficiency, renewable generation, demand management, sequestration schemes and more, but also rely heavily on purchasing renewables and offsetting. Read the plans […]

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The CCC has issued its 2021 Progress Report to Parliament. This is the CCC’s annual assessment of UK progress in reducing emissions and biennial assessment of progress in adapting to climate change. Key messages The Government has made historic climate promises in the past year, for which it deserves credit. However, it has been too […]

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