Scrapping zero carbon home target "harmful to industry"
More than 200 businesses have written to chancellor George Osborne urging him to reconsider the government's decision to abandon the zero carbon homes target.Signatories include the British Property Federation, E.ON, Kingspan Insulation, Lendlease, Tata Steel and Willmott Dixon. The letter states that the property and energy-efficiency sectors have invest
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In R. (on the application of Friends of the Earth Ltd) v Secretary of State for the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, the claimant applied for judicial review of the Secretary’s decisions to approve pro-posals and policies prepared under the Climate Change Act 2008, and to publish the government’s Net Zero Strategy to comply with his obligations.
The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy recently consulted on proposals to strengthen and improve the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS), and has published its response and decisions.