Category: Energy Efficiency

Mini-budget fell far short of promoting low-carbon future for UK

While not devoid of green measures, Kwarteng’s announcement was more notable for what it did not includeKwasi Kwarteng’s mini-budget: key points at a glanceLive updates: Kwasi Kwarteng announces mini-budgetThe chancellor, Kwasi Kwarteng, has announced …

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Seven-star energy efficiency ratings are a solid step – now we need to retrofit old Australian homes | The Conversation

This long-overdue change is good news for households and the planet but much more must be done to future-proof housingEnergy-efficiency standards for new homes in Australia are being upgraded for the first time in a decade. New homes will be required t…

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Next PM must get a grip on net zero plans or deter investment, warn Lords

Influential committee says UK must join dots between policies to plug gap between ambition and deliveryThe next prime minister needs to grab Britain’s net zero plans “by the scruff of the neck” to boost investor confidence, an influential House of Lor…

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Next PM must get a grip on net zero plans or deter investment, warn Lords

Influential committee says UK must join dots between policies to plug gap between ambition and deliveryThe next prime minister needs to grab Britain’s net zero plans “by the scruff of the neck” to boost investor confidence, an influential House of Lor…

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Five Green REITs

by Tom Konrad Ph.D., CFA Why Green Buildings are Profitable Buildings Buildings are responsible for approximately a third of greenhouse gas emissions, so making buildings more efficient and switching them to renewable sources of energy is an essential part in addressing climate change. Fortunately, new technologies such as cold climate heat pumps, heat pump water […]

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Five Green REITs

by Tom Konrad Ph.D., CFA Why Green Buildings are Profitable Buildings Buildings are responsible for approximately a third of greenhouse gas emissions, so making buildings more efficient and switching them to renewable sources of energy is an essential part in addressing climate change. Fortunately, new technologies such as cold climate heat pumps, heat pump water […]

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For hydrogen power to be a climate solution, leaks must be curbed

Unlike carbon dioxide, hydrogen does not have a direct effect on climate – it affects other pollutantsWe are taught at school that hydrogen burns to produce water. This is part of its image as clean fuel. But new analysis is providing warnings for the …

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Climate chaos certain if oil and gas mega-projects go ahead, warns IEA chief

Fatih Birol says ‘carbon bombs’, revealed in Guardian investigation, will not solve global energy crisisThe world’s leading energy economist has warned against investing in large new oil and gas developments, which would have little impact on the curre…

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