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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

UK CCS

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 2 2012

The U.K. Carbon Capture and Storage Cost Reduction Task Force, a collaboration between the Department of Energy and Climate Change, the Crown Estate, and the U.K. CCS industry, released a report November 21 finding that electricity from large-scale gas and coal power plants equipped with carbon capture and storage could be cost-competitive with nuclear and renewable-generated electricity in the United Kingdom in a decade

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

UK shale gas exploration

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • Burundi, United Kingdom
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  • December 16 2012

Energy and Climate Change Secretary Edward Davey announced December 13 that the United Kingdom has ended a ban on exploration for shale gas using fracking but operators will be subject to new controls to prevent seismic risks

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

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

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’s reduced VAT challenged

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 24 2013

The European Commission filed a challenge February 21 before the European Court of Justice to have the United Kingdom's reduced value added tax rates

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

UK needs 32 more wind factories

  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 17 2013

Renewable UK released a report June 12 saying that Great Britain will need up to 32 additional factories to construct the components necessary to