Osborne slammed for ‘barren’ energy efficiency Budget

Chancellor George Osborne has been slammed for not including measures to encourage energy efficiency in his 2015 Budget announcement. The UK Green Building Council (GBC) said that while the Chancellor’s backing of the world’s first tidal lagoon project shows the government’s commitment to the green agenda, it is an “otherwise barren Budget” for energy efficiency. […]

Danes earmark £38m for cutting emissions

Denmark has allocated 360 million krone (£38.4m) to slash greenhouse gas emissions in its 2015 Budget. Today Denmark published its spending plans for the next year, with plans to form a new secretariat in the country’s Energy Agency, tasked with helping companies put in place cost-effective energy savings. This scheme has been granted 40.0 million krone (£4.3m) over the next […]