What happened to political ambition?
After another round of political pat-a-cake over the Renewables Obligation, Sarah-Jayne Russell asks if problem with environmental policy is the politiciansLast month’s spat between George Osborne and Ed Davey over subsidies for onshore wind was just the latest face-off in the ongoing struggle between the Treasury and DECC as to what the government shoul
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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.