Just like the previous government, the coalition is taking forever to define what is meant by “zero carbon” in non-domestic buildings.
In public and in private there have been assurances for over a year that the first phase of the Carbon Reduction Commitment Energy Efficiency Scheme (CRC) was set in stone, that no changes could possibly be considered to a scheme always promoted as “revenue neutral”
The United Nations conference on climate change starts in Copenhagen on Monday, and we must wait to see whether it creates any new obligations. However, we have been given some much-needed clarity on the government’s response to climate change.
We need enforceable carbon emissions agreements, not more Kyoto Protocols, says Dave Farebrother