A new way to measure fuel poverty in England is being proposed by the Government following the independent review on this issue by Professor John Hills of the London School of Economics (LSE) published in March this year.
Risks to public health in the UK from climate change are spelled out in a report published by the Health Protection Agency. The study, Health Effects of Climate Change in the UK 2012, is an extensive update of earlier reports published by the Department of Health.
The Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC) has released estimates for the number of homes in Great Britain with loft, cavity wall and solid wall insulation. The release gives headline estimates for the number of insulated homes and a summary of how these estimates are derived from different data sources.
The Court of Appeal has rejected Government attempts to overturn last month’s High Court ruling that it’s proposed cuts to Feed-in Tariffs would be illegal.
Energy Secretary, Chris Huhne, has made a case for the economic benefits to Britain of investing in green energy.