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DEFRA cites ministerial indecision for failure to meet Climate Change Act deadline on introduction of mandatory carbon reporting

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 17 2012

A last minute report by the Department of Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) laid before Parliament explains why no regulations on carbon reporting by UK companies have been made before the 6 April 2012 deadline imposed by section 85 of the Climate Change Act

An overview of the Energy White Paper 2007

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • June 5 2007

The DTI published the Energy White Paper on 23 May 2007

DECC's response to the consultation on the proposed offshore carbon dioxide storage licensing regime

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 7 2010

On 27 August 2010 the Department of Energy & Climate Change ("DECC") published a response to the September 2009 consultation on the proposed offshore carbon dioxide storage licensing regime

Flooding insurance at risk?

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 29 2010

In July 2008 we commented on the growing problem that flooding presents to the insurance market and outlined how the Government were proposing to tackle the issue in England and Wales following the major floods of 2007

"20 20 by 2020" - more than a political gimmick?

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 26 2008

The draft EU Renewables Directive has a target of achieving "20 20 by 2020"

How lawful is an energy windfall tax?

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 8 2008

Whilst the debate surrounding a possible 'windfall tax' on the profits of energy companies has concentrated on political and economic issues, would such a tax be lawful?

New FOISA enforcement strategy announced

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 10 2008

Three years have elapsed since the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 (FOISA) and the Environmental Information (Scotland) Regulations 2004 (EIRs) came into force

UK IPO launches green patent database

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • July 22 2010

The 'green' database is intended to provide businesses with access to information on environmentally sound inventions thus supporting sustainable and responsible economic growth

Improving energy performance of existing commercial buildings to combat climate change

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 30 2008

There is no doubt that climate change is having an ever-increasing impact on our world, and that all sections of the population have a role to play in protecting the environment for future generations

The FITs consultation and the struggle to stay single

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 20 2012

The February consultation from DECC on the Feed-in Tariffs (FITs) scheme closes for comment on 26 April 2011