Day: 7 December 2006
Businesses call on EU to get tough on climate change
A coterie of leading UK businesses is calling on the EU to do more to combat climate change by clarifying its targets on reducing emissions, outline what the corporate world can do to help meet them and provide more support for innovative low-carbon technologies.
Projects of ‘national benefit’ fast-tracked, from nuclear plants to windfarms
Planning permission for major projects from nuclear power stations and incinerators to wind farms will become quicker and easier to obtain, with less scope for objections from locals, under proposals made in the long-awaited Barker Review of planning.
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