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A UK government commitment to a 2030 carbon target for power sector needed to unleash investment

October 8th, 2012 by Aldersgate Group

An alliance of the UK’s largest businesses and industry bodies have stated that a 2030 carbon target for the power sector is essential for stimulating new growth in the economy. Only greater clarity from the UK Government can unleash the £110 billion investment required to transform the UK’s electricity infrastructure and drive wider economic benefits. […]

FTSE 100 financial companies lead the way on voluntary carbon offsetting but more must be done in terms of quantity and quality

April 20th, 2011 by Carbon Retirement Ltd

A new report by Carbon Retirement Ltd on offsetting in the FTSE 100 shows that the financial sector is leading the way with voluntary offsetting, but companies in other low and medium carbon intensity sectors need to follow suit if the FTSE 100 are to make significant steps towards reducing their collective environmental impact. The […]

Climate Week is from 21 to 27 March 2011

March 14th, 2011 by Climate Week

Climate Week organisers have received over 2000 registered events and activities for the week of 21 to 27 March involving more than 100,000 people. Climate Week is a national occasion for everyone wanting to do something to help combat climate change.  Events to celebrate the week will be run by organisations from every part of […]

David Beckham more likely than Leonardo DiCaprio to make us act on climate change

January 26th, 2011 by Climate Week

According to new research released to mark the launch of the Climate Week Awards, David Beckham is more likely to inspire us to save the planet than green god Leonardo DiCaprio. The Climate Week Awards will celebrate inspiring achievements by the greenest businesses, communities and people in the UK. Climate Week commissioned Millward Brown to […]

Carbon Trust investigation finds that UK risks lagging behind Germany in race for Green Growth

January 20th, 2011 by Carbon Trust

A Carbon Trust investigation reveals that three times as many top UK decision makers believe Germany is better prepared than Britain to take advantage of the £3.2 trillion global environmental market. The research coincides with the launch of a new Carbon Trust ‘Green Growth’ campaign backed by business leaders including; Ian Cheshire of Kingfisher; Lord […]