Environment & Energy
Latest Environment & Energy Publications
Richard Howard, Head of Environment and Energy, warns that the previous Government’s plan to install electric heat pumps in 4 out of 5 homes is a colossal waste of money, and sets out an alternative strategy to decarbonise heating.
Up in the Air: Part 2 sets out a comprehensive package of measures to clean up air pollution in London, in particular focusing on the two main sources of pollution – road transport and gas combustion.
Efficient Energy Policy states home-buyers would be encouraged to buy more energy efficient properties if Stamp Duty was directly linked to the energy performance of a home. The report argues that promoting home energy efficiency could not only reduce energy bills, but is also one of the cheapest ways to cut carbon emissions.
Latest Environment & Energy Blogs
Policy Exchange’s Head of Energy and Environment, Richard Howard, discusses seeming ‘desire on the part of the new Government to intervene in energy markets in order to secure a better deal for consumers’.
To mark the publication of a major new report, Richard Howard, Head of Environment and Energy, sets out his proposals for how the UK should decarbonise domestic heating in a more affordable manner.
Richard Howard, head of Environment and Energy, examines the rise of diesel generator usage, their environmental impact, and the effect of new regulations.
Latest Environment & Energy News
Together, a decade of loose public spending, fiscal stimulus and the aftermath of the financial crisis left Britain with the highest deficit in its post war history at 10.2% of GDP. Even half a decade later, that deficit is only half closed, and remains high internationally. Budgeting for Balance looks at the experience of fiscal consolidation so far, and how to approach the remainder of the task.
Time’s report on Air Pollution and the London mayoral election quotes Richard Howard, head of Policy Exchange’s Environment and Energy unit.
Richard Howard, head of Policy Exchange’s Environment and Energy unit, is quoted by the Guardian on a new report by MPs on measures to clean up air pollution.
Latest Environment & Energy Events
On 7 November, you are invited to join a discussion on how to create a smarter, more flexible electricity system in Great Britain. This will mark the launch of a major new Policy Exchange publication, ‘Power 2.0’
13.00 – 14.00
Room 2H, 5, ACC Liverpool, Kings Dock, Liverpool, L3 4FP
09.30 – 10.30
Wedgewood Suite, Hotel Novotel, 70 Broad St, Birmingham B1 2HT