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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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MEES regulations for commercial properties delayed to 2028

MEES regulations for commercial properties delayed to 2028

The government has confirmed that interim requirements for commercial Energy Performance Certificates of C ratings or above have been pushed back from 2027 to...
SBTi services expand as climate-related corporate commitment grows by 100%

SBTi services expand as climate-related corporate commitment grows by 100%

The Science-Based Targets Initiative (SBTi) is expanding its capacity for target validation services and has confirmed it now holds charitable status as an organisation....
TPT’s gold standard for climate transition plans: what it means for UK businesses

TPT’s gold standard for climate transition plans: what it means for UK businesses

We asked Philip Richards, Head of ESG at Sustainable Energy First, what the recent guidance on climate transition plans means for UK businesses in practice.
Green Surgery Report proposes pathways to decarbonising surgical care

Green Surgery Report proposes pathways to decarbonising surgical care

A new report released by the Royal College of Surgeons and UK Health Alliance on Climate Change is tackling practical ways to reduce the carbon footprint of surgery.
Climate Change Agreements: A guide for UK business

Climate Change Agreements: A quick guide to the new 6-year scheme

Climate Change Agreements (CCAs) have been around for over 20 years in the UK; giving energy intensive firms a chance to pay less for...

UK government allocates £4.5 billion to boost manufacturing and clean energy

The UK government has announced a significant £4.5 billion investment in strategic manufacturing sectors, with a focus on economic growth, energy security, and levelling-up initiatives.
ISSB to take over TCFD monitoring from 2024

ISSB to take over TCFD monitoring from 2024

The government has officially confirmed that the UK Sustainability Disclosure Standards (UK SDS) will follow guidelines set by the International Financial Reporting Standards’ (IFRS)...
Scope 3 emissions

Ten ways to reduce your Scope 3 emissions

It’s time to seriously engage with Scope 3 emissions. These are the emissions not directly generated by your business, but caused by activities relating...
Scotland public sector heat darcabonisation

New funding to help public sector buildings decarbonise

A new round of Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme funding has been announced, to help fund heat decarbonisation in public sector buildings. With the application...
Scotland public sector heat darcabonisation

Scotland launches new £20m grant scheme for public sector heat decarbonisation

This week, Scotland has introduced a new £20 million grant scheme aimed at decarbonising the public sector's heating systems. The funding, administered through the...

SCOPE 3 EMISSIONS