Environment & Energy
Latest Environment & Energy Publications
2020 Hindsight examines 16 different plans for achieving the UK target of an 80% cut in carbon emissions by 2050. None of the models showed that the UK’s commitment to producing 35% of its electricity from renewable sources by 2020 was needed to reach its carbon target.
Britain’s electricity market is being hamstrung by too much regulation and uncertainty, according to a new study from Policy Exchange.
Carbon Omissions reveals that Britain is actually consuming almost a third more CO2 than it was in 1990. The difference is that much of the carbon consumed in the UK and EU is “embedded” in products imported from countries such as China rather than produced in the UK.
Latest Environment & Energy Blogs
In this blog, Richard Howard, Policy Exchange’s head of environment and energy, considers the potential for a number of emerging technologies to improve urban air quality.
Following on from our recent reports on air pollution in London, this blog provides a detailed comparison of the Mayoral candidates’ policies to clean up London’s air.
Policy Exchange launches Responding to Demands, a new project which will explore how to unlock “smart power” technologies such as storage and demand response.
Latest Environment & Energy News
Richard Howard, Policy Exchange’s Head of Environment & Energy, appears in front of the House of Commons Environmental Audit Committee to discuss privatisation of the Green Investment Bank.
Comments made by Policy Exchange’s Head of Environment & Energy, Richard Howard, that the Trafford gas power station would require double the current package in order to be viable, are cited in a comment piece in City AM.
Richard Howard, Policy Exchange’s Head of Environment & Energy, is quoted in The Telegraph highlighting the risk that the high cost of introducing new gas capacity will have on the UK’s future electricity supply.
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