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A consultation exploring a range of changes to the UK Emissions Trading Scheme closed in Jun 2022. We’ve outlined the key proposals below

The UK ETS is set to change – what can we expect?

The UK Emissions Trading Scheme (UK ETS) started trading in May 2021, replacing the UK’s participation in the EU ETS. It was designed to be...

High Court finds government’s Net Zero Strategy is inadequate and unlawful

The government’s strategy for getting to net zero breaches the Climate Change Act, the High Court has found, and must be fleshed out to...
Government to consult on carbon border adjustment mechanism to tackle carbon leakage

Government to consult on carbon border adjustment mechanism to tackle carbon leakage

The government has committed to consult on implementation of a domestic carbon border adjustment mechanism (CBAM) and product standards, to level up the playing...
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...

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 Transport Decarbonisation Plan: what you need to know

The Transport Decarbonisation Plan: what you need to know The government’s long awaited Transport Decarbonisation Plan was published this week, offering much-needed clarity on plans...
Time is running out for realistic climate commitments, warns CCC

Time is running out for realistic climate commitments, warns CCC

The UK Government is being too slow to deliver on its historic climate promises, according to a major new report from the Climate Change...
FCA consults on further climate-related disclosure rules

FCA consults on further climate-related disclosure rules

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has launched two consultations on expanding the scope of climate risk reporting rules.
The government has been called to tackle greenwashing by considering climate labels for financial products.

Climate labels could become mandatory following Treasury review of UK finance system

Climate labels could become mandatory following Treasury review of UK finance system The results of a two-year review on how the financial system must change...

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