ENDS Report Weekly, 10 March 2011

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The Castle Debates 2011 - Environmental aspects: science, law and policy

The inaugural Castle Debates 2011 – a series of high-level environmental debates with leading scientific, legal and governmental speakers, organised in association with the Law Society and Sykes Environmental, will be held on a monthly basis between February and June 2011. The debates will address: the future for renewable energy and heat; sustainable buildings; UK water security; sustainable transport; and farming and food security. For more information or to register, click here

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  • Thames Water told to scrap major reservoir plan

    The environment department (DEFRA) has told Thames Water to rewrite its plans to meet the needs of its customers over the next 25 years. The company has not justified its plans to build a new reservoir in Oxfordshire.
  • DECC eyes flexible emissions performance standard

    The government will limit carbon dioxide emissions from new fossil fuel power plant but plans will not emerge before its white paper on energy market reform. The performance of carbon capture and storage projects must also be clarified.
  • Energy firms claim dubious carbon cuts under CERT

    Energy suppliers have claimed 1.4 million tonnes of carbon reductions for sending more than a million energy displays to customers despite lack of clear evidence.


MCerts Air Monitoring Event

The MCerts Air Monitoring Event is the specialised event dedicated to legislation standards and applications associated with Emissions Monitoring. Run with the Environment Agency visitors can network with over 60 exhibiting companies, attend over 70 training/technical workshops and meet the key regulators. Find out more here.

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Conflicting objectives
There is a long-standing and unresolved tension at the heart of the EU’s energy and climate package, says Paul Hatchwell, ENDS Report's carbon and energy editor


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