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Energy performance certificates
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 3 2008

Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) are being introduced throughout the UK in implementation of the European Directive 200291EC


Flooding insurance at risk?
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • 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


DECC's response to the consultation on the proposed offshore carbon dioxide storage licensing regime
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • 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


ROC banding proposals
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 1 2011

The Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has published its proposed levels of banded support under the Renewables Obligation (RO) for the period 2013-17


Assessments of carbon and energy performance on the horizon - time to have your say
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 30 2011

All owners of commercial buildings in Scotland need to be aware of the proposals, under section 63 of the Climate Change (Scotland) Act 2009, that will require owners to carry out an assessment of both the energy performance of their buildings, and the emission of greenhouse gases produced by those buildings or by activities carried on within them, and then to take steps to improve the energy performance of the building and reduce emissions


Improving energy performance of existing commercial buildings to combat climate change
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • 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


Flood risk management issues for developers and landowners
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 25 2011

Recent news stories have highlighted that flooding events are becoming more and more common throughout the world and, whether or not you believe that to be down to climate change and global warming, flood risk management is becoming increasingly relevant


How carbon capture ready are you?
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 5 2009

We may have to accept that production from the North Sea has reached its peak, but there are still clear opportunities available as new and more innovative carbon abatement technologies such as carbon capture and storage (CCS) develop


National Park aims and assessment under habitats legislation
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 29 2012

Campaigners have recently lost a legal challenge against the adoption of a local plan for the Cairngorms National Park


Protective expenses order rules coming into force
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 19 2013

Further to the Scottish Government's response in October 2012 to its consultation "Legal Challenges to Decisions by Public Authorities under the