Posts tagged with ‘The Aldersgate Group’

  • Aldersgate Group on EU referendum: UK must continue to lead on environmental issues

    By Debbie Eales on June 24, 2016
    Following the outcome of the UK’s referendum in favour of leaving the European Union (EU), the Aldersgate Group argues that it is in the UK’s interest to continue to lead on environmental issues and grow the UK’s thriving low carbon economy. Noting that environmental issues featured very little on both sides of the EU referendum campaign, the Aldersgate Group said […]
  • Industry responds to Energy Secretary, Amber Rudd’s speech on a new direction for UK energy policy

    By Debbie Eales on November 19, 2015
    The Energy Secretary Amber Rudd MP announced sweeping changes to the UK’s energy policy on November 18th (https://www.gov.uk/government/speeches/amber-rudds-speech-on-a-new-direction-for-uk-energy-policy), phasing out ‘dirty’ coal-fired power stations by 2025 in favour of a fleet of new gas and nuclear facilities. But the plans to reduce carbon emissions through greener generation made little mention of reducing the demand for power through greater energy efficiency. […]
  • Mixed industry response to first Conservative Budget in 19 years

    By Debbie Eales on July 9, 2015
    BSEE asked some industry insiders for their immediate reaction to the new Government’s first Conservative-only Budget. Here’s their reaction… Julia Evans, BSRIA Chief Executive One million extra jobs to be created by 2020/new apprenticeship levy for large employers BSRIA welcomes this announcement – and with the construction industry “crying out” for highly skilled staff – investment is needed now – […]