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The EAC finds the Treasury guilty of changing or cancelling several long-established projects at short notice, with little or no consultation with relevant businesses and industries

Treasury failing to take long-term environmental costs into account, MPs say

The Treasury has been lambasted by MPs for failing to adequately factor in long-term sustainability risks into its decisions, with the carbon capture and storage (CCS) and zero-carbon homes policies specifically cited as detrimental to both the economy and investor confidence.

The Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) highlighted major criticisms from the private sector that energy investments were “pulled from under the rug” without any prior warning

Treasury hits back on green policy record

The Treasury has responded to claims that previous energy policy decisions have produced long-term uncertainty among investors, with ministerial officials insisting the department remains committed to sustainable economic growth and meeting the UK's legally-binding carbon targets.

Participating Green Building Councils will be invited to develop action plans, with an aim to launch a net zero certification within their respective countries

Ground-breaking 'net zero' buildings project launched by WorldGBC

All of the world's buildings will be 'net zero' emissions by 2050, under a bold, pioneering plan unveiled today (28 June) by the World Green Building Council (WorldGBC).

Government tears down zero-carbon building regulations

Green groups and house building organisations have lambasted the Government's latest plan to axe 'zero-carbon' plans for future UK homes.

Tourism is often seen as unsustainable, but some attractions are finding new ways to be enviromentaly friendly

Green holidays: 5 sustainable tourist attractions

Tourism's relationship with the environment is complex: long-haul flights emit huge amounts of CO2 and visitors can negatively impact local ecosystems. But more and more tourist attractions are taking sustainability to heart.


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