Day: 7 August 2013
EXCLUSIVE: Lib Dems 2040 diesel and petrol ban needs ‘progressive legislation’
The Government must introduce legislation that allows motorists and industry to affordably adopt cleaner vehicles if the Liberal Democrats vision of banning all petrol and diesel cars from UK roads by 2040 is to be realised, says the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).
EXCLUSIVE: Government’s ‘distractions’ must not deflect UK’s low carbon goal
Government must ensure that short term difficulties and distractions such as the slow take up of the Green Deal, delay of RHI, and the recent renewed emphasis on finite resources like fracking for natural gas, do not deflect the UK from the "ultimate low carbon goal", says the Institute for Sustainability's Terry McGivern.
In conversation with the Institute for Sustainability’s Terry McGivern
Looking at sustainability in the building sector this week, edie talks to Terry McGivern, head of resource efficient building at the Institute for Sustainability, on why the sustainability agenda is starting to drive up building performance standards and client requirements.
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