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RE to comprise 30 percent of UK mix

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 15 2011

The United Kingdom's Committee on Climate Change released its Renewable Energy Review May 9

Britain releases carbon budget

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 22 2011

British Energy and Climate Change Secretary Chris Huhne announced May 17 that the government will reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 50 percent from 1990 levels by 2027

CDP improves metric

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 24 2011

The Carbon Disclosure Project announced October 20 that it will begin scoring greenhouse gas emissions reports provided to its Supply Chain initiative

UK makes wind cuts

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 24 2011

The United Kingdom announced October 21 that it will cut subsidies for onshore and offshore wind power while more than doubling those for wave and tidal energy as it works to save approximately $2 billion while also meeting its greenhouse gas reduction targets

EU ETS aviation list updated

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 19 2012

The European Commission published an updated list February 11 of airlines and aviation companies subject to the European Union’s Emissions Trading System for greenhouse gases

UK fracking

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 22 2012

An independent panel recommended to the Department for Energy and Climate Change April 17 that shale gas drilling operations may resume in the United Kingdom as long as precautionary operational procedures are taken to reduce the risk of earthquakes

UK GHG reporting

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 24 2012

The United Kingdom’s Department for Environment, Food, and Rural Affairs announced June 20 that the more than 1,600 companies listed on the London Stock Exchange’s Main Market will be required to report their greenhouse gas emissions in annual reports beginning next April

International

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • Canada, China, European Union, Global, United Kingdom
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  • May 13 2012

The European Chemical Industry Council announced May 8 that it will monitor its environmental sustainability by tracking indicators like greenhouse gas and acidifying gases emissions and waste generation

Fracking in the UK

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 1 2012

On June 29, the United Kingdom’s Royal Society released, Shale Gas Extraction in the UK: A Review of Hydraulic Fracturing, claiming the health, safety, and environmental risks associated with hydraulic fracturing are manageable, provided there exists strong regulation and monitoring of well casing and cementing

UK EE infrastructure fund

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 12 2012

The United Kingdom’s Department of Business, Innovation, and Skills awarded Sustainable Development Capital £50 million August 6 to invest in energy efficiency infrastructure projects