Transform Magazine August 2011
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Delivering greener logistics
Hauliers and logistics companies are trying to maximise loads to improve efficiency and cut transport emissions. Catherine Early reports
The Environment Agency has revised its technical guidance note (M2) on monitoring stack emissions to air
The Environment Agency has updated its guidance on pollution inventory (PI) reporting for operators of waste transfer stations
DECC and Defra have published new greenhouse-gas (GHG) conversion factors for company reporting.
The benefits of greenhouse-gas (GHG) reporting are much greater than the government claims they are, says a new report highlighting the flaws in the impact assessment (IA) that accompanied Defra's recent consultation on corporate GHG reporting.
Environment groups have lambasted the government's proposed approach to planning as not providing sufficient protection for the UK's green spaces.
The government is missing key opportunities to influence behaviour and deliver better environment protection, because environment taxes are not being managed effectively, says House of Commons Environment Audit Committee (EAC).
The government's proposed reforms to the electricity sector have been broadly welcomed as positive steps towards decarbonising the UK's electricity supply.
International efforts to address climate change should now focus on voluntary national commitments to reduce greenhouse-gas (GHG) emissions rather than on agreeing a successor to Kyoto.
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