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Addleshaw Goddard LLP | United Kingdom | 3 Sep 2019

Net Zero needs the nuclear option

The net zero target (reducing UK carbon emissions to zero by 2050 as enshrined in the amended Climate Change Act 2008) is ambitious but, according to


Addleshaw Goddard LLP | United Kingdom | 7 Aug 2019

Future Energy Scenarios 2019

On 11 July 2019 National Grid published their annual Future Energy Scenarios (known as FES). This article gives a general overview and we will follow


Shoosmiths LLP | United Kingdom | 4 Jul 2019

Government legislates in bid for net zero carbon emissions

The government has amended the Climate Change Act 2008 to set a target of achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2050. Instead of Brexit, outgoing


BDB Pitmans LLP | United Kingdom | 28 Jun 2019

Net zero comes into force

Today’s entry reports on a highly significant amendment to the Climate Change Act 2008. It is only changing an ‘8’ into ’10’, but will have a


CMS Cameron McKenna Nabarro Olswang LLP | United Kingdom | 18 Jun 2019

Aiming higher: UK Government sets its sights on net-zero emissions by 2050

As anticipated, on Wednesday, 12 June 2019, the UK Government introduced legislation committing the UK to reducing its net contribution to greenhouse


Brodies LLP | United Kingdom | 12 Jun 2019

Net Zero Target To Become Law in 21 Days

Today the Government laid before Parliament a draft statutory instrument entitled The Climate Change Act 2008 (2050 Target, International Aviation


Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale and Dorr LLP | United Kingdom | 24 May 2019

The UK Committee on Climate Change Recommends 2050 “Net-Zero” Target

On 2 May 2019, the UK’s Committee on Climate Change (“CCC”) recommended that the UK Parliament legislate, without delay, to reduce domestic


BDB Pitmans LLP | United Kingdom | 3 May 2019

Airports NPS challenges - the result

Today’s entry analyses the judgment of the challenges to the Airports National Policy Statement. On Wednesday, the High Court issued its judgment on


Addleshaw Goddard LLP | United Kingdom, European Union | 20 Mar 2019

A new revenue stream for electricity as a transport fuel

Amendments to the Motor Fuel Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reporting Regulations give rise to 'GHG credits' that can be traded for a value. This is a new


BDB Pitmans LLP | United Kingdom | 8 Mar 2019

Largest Planning Act judicial review about to start

Today’s entry reports on the Airports National Policy Statement judicial review. On Monday, the largest litigation related to the Planning Act 2008

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