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7 entries for category Environment

Talking Rail And Climate With Committee Chair

Posted on: Monday, 25 June 2012 by Mike Webb in categories Environment, Westminster, Conservative

FTA has been in Parliament to discuss the Government's future plans for rail with one of the most experienced environmental voices in Westminster; Energy and Climate Change Committee Chair Tim Yeo MP. ...

Climate change - take action now!

Posted on: Thursday, 12 July 2012 by Rachael Dillon

Whilst we wonder where the great British summer has got to, Wednesday’s release of the Committee on Climate Change’s (CCC) Adaptation Sub-Committee progress report could not have come at a more opportune time. ...

Setting our carbon destiny

Posted on: Friday, 20 July 2012 by Rachael Dillon

This week, we've published a brand new information pack on the Logistics Carbon Reduction Scheme, a voluntary initiative to record, report and reduce carbon emissions from freight transport. ...

UK spearheads mandatory business ghg reporting

Posted on: Friday, 27 July 2012 by Rachael Dillon in category Environment

Four years ago, when the Climate Change Act came into force, plans for potential greenhouse gas reporting obligations for businesses seemed a long way off. ...

Suppliers are key to reducing company carbon emissions

Posted on: Friday, 10 August 2012 by Rachael Dillon in category Environment

This week, I heard that Unilever and DHL are extending an existing partnership to improve their sustainability and reduce carbon emissions. ...

Selected by the Committee part 1

Posted on: Thursday, 24 January 2013 by Mike Webb in categories Westminster, Environment, Air

Nobody can accuse the House of Commons Transport Committee (formerly known as the Transport Select Committee) of not hitting 2013 running. ...

Carbon standards for trucks - by Rachael Dillon, Climate Change Policy Manager, FTA

Posted on: Wednesday, 17 August 2016 by Alice Bayford in categories Environment, Road

A second phase of a new carbon benchmark for medium- and large-sized trucks has been announced this week by the US Environment Protection Agency. ...