WWF has resigned from the UK Government’s zero carbon homes taskforce and withdrawn its support from the policy, which it says is now “effectively useless”.
The UK Coalition Government ’s policy of ‘nudging’ consumers towards greener, more sustainable lifestyles is not working, says think tank the Green Alliance.
The Scottish Government last week quietly published a report looking at the options for regulating energy efficiency home improvements.
An investigation by consumer affairs organisation Which? uncovered inadequate inspections and poor advice from sellers of cavity wall insulation.
Residents of new ecohomes use, on average, less that the UK Government recommended target of 125 litre per person per day, according to a new study.
UK Chancellor George Osborne’s promised ‘Budget for growth’ unveiled yesterday lunchtime has met with what can only be described as a lukewarm reception.
The UK Coalition Government’s draft Localism Bill could fail to encourage sustainable development and curtail new renewable projects, warns a Parliamentary select committee.
UK Climate Change Minister Greg Barker today unveiled the Government’s plans for limiting the financial support open to larger-scale solar projects under the feed-in tariff scheme.
Energy efficiency specialist Eaga has reportedly secured £300 million from a group of banks including HSBC, Lloyds and Santander to back a solar panel scheme.
Old walls made of traditional materials such as timber, cob, limestone, slate and granite are not as energy inefficient as has been thought, according to new research.