ENDS Report Weekly, 24 March 2011

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Schneider Electric attending EE Global Forum in Brussels

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  • Analysis

    High-speed rail set to boost UK emissions from aviation

    By freeing up capacity at Heathrow, the government’s HS2 high-speed rail project is likely to increase total UK carbon emissions. Further questions surround the scheme’s broader sustainability credentials.
  • Analysis

    European Commission publishes CO2 cap for aviation

    The European Commission has belatedly decided a figure for the total quantity of carbon dioxide airlines can emit when they come under the EU’s carbon trading scheme in January 2012.
  • Analysis

    Renewable heat incentive refocused on business

    The government has revealed details of its long-awaited support mechanism for renewable heat energy. It is significantly different to the last government’s plans and focuses on businesses rather than households. The proposal also sees some heating technologies lose out.


Water & Environment 2011: CIWEM's annual conference, 6-7 April 2011, London

CIWEM’s two-day annual conference at the Olympia Conference Centre, London, will address multidisciplinary issues across all areas of the global water and environment sector and will also focus on the issue of the 'big society' and the implications for the environment sector. More.

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Green Budget blues
Nicholas Schoon, ENDS Report editor, gives his assessment of the 2011 Budget


Sustainable Development in an Age of Austerity

UK Environmental Law Association Conference, University of East Anglia, Norwich. Friday 24th - Sunday 26th June 2011

What do cuts mean for Environmental Law and regulation? Prices from £250-490. Non members welcome. To book click here.

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Green Monday, 4th April 2011, Central London.

Green Monday – Central London – April 4th 2011 – The £25bn investment opportunity – through the lens of a MAC curve (McKinsey, BT & Royal Mail) We want to challenge our hypothesis that there is £25bn worth of attractive investment opportunities in carbon abatement in the biggest 2,000 companies in the UK. Apply now