ENDS Report , 16 March 2011



Energy From Waste 2011: multi technology solutions for a low-carbon economy

16–17 February 2011, London
The industry’s leading event on all aspects of waste derived energy, heat and fuel.

  • Lord Henley, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, DEFRA
  • David Palmer-Jones, CEO, Sita UK
  • Ashish Anand, Director – Infrastructure and Project Finance, Barclays Corporate

www.recyclingwasteworld.co.uk/conferences , 01722 717031,  events@markallengroup.co.uk


  • Thomas Cook reports on carbon management plans

    High street holiday firm Thomas Cook is trying to cut carbon emissions by making its aircraft more efficient rather than offsetting, according to its latest environmental report
  • European Commission confirms ‘white certificate’ plan

    The European Commission has called for extended energy saving supplier obligations that could ultimately lead to a new market in energy efficiency certificate trading and a doubling of public building refurbishment rates.
  • Roadmap sets stage for 25% emissions compromise

    The European Commission’s low-carbon roadmap to 2050 has called for the bloc’s greenhouse gas emissions reduction target for 2020 to be raised to 25%. Controversially, it suggests achieving this by holding back allowances in the EU emissions trading scheme, and increasing energy efficiency.
  • UK Carbon Plan aims for accountability

    The coalition has set out its vision for moving the UK to a low-carbon economy, committing to specific timescales for policy delivery by its key departments. But there is as yet little detail on policies or a quantitative breakdown of UK carbon budgets by sector and departmental responsibility.

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