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“Net zero” means achieving a state where the greenhouse gases (GHGs) emitted do not exceed the gases being removed from the atmosphere so that the overall balance is zero.

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Which new net zero actions are on the horizon and likely to become compulsory for businesses in the near future?

Which net zero actions are likely to become mandatory for businesses?

Which net zero actions are likely to become mandatory for businesses? In the wake of COP26, there is increasing focus on how the UK will...
The Cabinet Office has launched a guide to decarbonise public sector buildings, the Net Zero Estate Playbook...

Government publishes new guide to decarbonise public sector buildings

Government publishes new guide to decarbonise public sector buildings The Net Zero Estate Playbook aims to give departments, the public sector, and government property professionals...
Efficiency improvements are returning to pre-pandemic levels, however they remain well below the pace needed in a net zero pathway.

Energy efficiency progress still “well short” of what’s needed for net zero

Energy efficiency progress still “well short” of what’s needed for net zero Efficiency improvements are returning to pre-pandemic levels, however they remain well below the...
The UK Green Building Council has launched a new roadmap detailing actions for a UK net zero built environment by 2050...

UKGBC launches first ever UK Roadmap for achieving a net zero built environment by...

UKGBC launches first ever UK Roadmap for achieving a net zero built environment by 2050 The UK Green Building Council has launched a new roadmap...
How exactly does Scotland plan to meet its net zero buildings target by 2045? Here are Scotland’s buildings strategy key dates...

How will Scotland meet its net zero buildings target?

How will Scotland meet its net zero buildings target? Buildings account for roughly a fifth of Scotland’s greenhouse gas emissions, so the newly published Heat...
Government says it will “double down” to deploy home-grown energy technologies, to a fully decarbonised power system by 2035

UK commits to fully decarbonised power system by 2035

UK commits to fully decarbonised power system by 2035 The UK government says it will “double down” on efforts to deploy a new generation of home-grown...
New net zero commitments are now required for companies bidding for government contracts worth more than £5 million...

New net zero commitments required for government contract bids

New net zero commitments required for government contract bids Companies bidding for government contracts worth more than £5 million must commit to achieving net zero by...

NABERS UK: energy efficiency rating scheme for offices launches to help businesses meet net...

A new energy rating scheme to assess the performance of offices across the UK has been launched, to help businesses reach net zero emissions. NABERS...

Government review launched to tackle greenwashed energy tariffs

Government review launched to tackle greenwashed energy tariffs The government is reviewing how energy retailers market ‘green’ electricity tariffs to consumers, in light of concerns...
The UK government published its Hydrogen Strategy. Here’s our guide to how, why, and where it will play in decarbonising the UK economy.

The government’s hydrogen strategy – a quick guide for businesses

The government’s hydrogen strategy – a quick guide for businesses The UK government published its highly anticipated Hydrogen Strategy this week, which sets out a...

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