It’s action stations at the Department for Energy and Climate Change. The newly installed Energy and Climate Change Secretary has picked up his broom and hit the ground running. But will he learn from the past or spin like a 1980s disco ball? Get Sust mops up the latest crumbs of news.
Just last week (7 February 2012) the government published the most up-to-date data on UK greenhouse gas emissions. Things don’t look too good: despite a dip in emissions in the previous year due to the recession-driven economic slowdown, the 2010 data show emissions increased by 3.1%, with the main sector contributing to this rise being residential. According to the … more