While the UK talks tough, its agencies have continued to plough public funds into fossil fuels, writes Angela Picciariello.
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This study tracks, for the first time, each G20 country's progress on ending support for fossil fuels — ranking their transparency, commitments, and financial support to oil, gas, and coal.
The G20 scorecard report aims to track each of the G20 countries' progress in ending government support to fossil fuels. See the United Kingdom's overall ranking and score.
In liberalizing the trade of dozens of environmental goods, the U.K. signals its commitment to tackling climate change. But is this enough?
An online one-stop shop is a great opportunity for sustainable procurement, but the Yorkshire–Amazon example holds some cautionary notes.
PM Theresa May has offered to help wean Saudi Arabia off oil, but her government’s subsidies to North Sea producers are a poor model for the Middle East petrostate.
As the UK Government considers whether to proceed with Hinkley Point C—a proposed nuclear power plant—it should weigh the full cost of the project to the public purse. By our calculation the subsidies are likely to be at least £40 billion.
A review of planned subsidies to the proposed Hinkley Point C nuclear power plant in the United Kingdom.
Assessing the Cost-Effectiveness of Renewable Energy Deployment Subsidies: Biomass power in the United Kingdom and Germany
This study reviews deployment subsidies for biomass power in two European countries, Germany and the United Kingdom.
This report evaluates some of the principal issues associated with the U.K.'s biofuel industry, including support policies, employment creation, emissions abatement, and the role of biofuels and other renewable technologies in meeting EU renewable energy targets.