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Fracking in the UK
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • United Kingdom
  • 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 CCS
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • United Kingdom
  • 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’s reduced VAT challenged
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • United Kingdom
  • 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 needs 32 more wind factories
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • United Kingdom
  • 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


China, UK carbon agreement
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • China, United Kingdom
  • October 8 2013

As part of a September 30 joint statement signed by Governor of Guangdong Zhu Xiaodan and Energy Minister Greg Barker, China and the UK pledged to


Britain releases carbon budget
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • United Kingdom
  • 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


RE to comprise 30 percent of UK mix
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • United Kingdom
  • May 15 2011

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


CDP improves metric
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • United Kingdom
  • 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
  • United Kingdom
  • 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 GHG reporting
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • United Kingdom
  • 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