Carbon Clear News & insights from EcoAct

We strive to keep our clients and partners up to speed on the latest climate news. Here you will find hot off the press releases, expert thought-pieces and the latest industry developments.

CRC, Streamlined Energy and Carbon Reporting, Carbon Reporting, emissions, CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme

Lucy Haines | 19.07.2018

New Regulation will Drive a Tenfold increase in Mandatory Carbon Reporting

Yesterday the UK Government published its plans for the new Streamlined Energy and Carbon Reporting (SECR) regulations. It outlines the new mandatory reporting framework which will replace the ...

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Carbon footprint, carbon neutral, Emission factors, emissions, Footprint

Helena Nathan-King | 27.06.2018

Good News for Your Carbon Footprint: The UK is going Green

Earlier this month, DEFRA released their 2018 greenhouse gas reporting conversion factors. This year, there have been some changes to the methodologies used, as well as some key headline figures ...

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Palm Oil, supply chain, emissions, deforestation

Lucy Haines | 17.04.2018

Against the Clock: The Palm Oil Problem

Palm oil is once again a hot topic in sustainability with the announcement by Iceland that they will stop using Palm Oil in all their own brand food by the end of this year. This has possibly been ...

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Science based targets, Shipping, Sustainable Development Goals, emissions

Joe Beviss | 05.04.2018

A sustainable maritime industry in a 2°C scenario - has the ship already sailed?

Shipping has long been a fundamental enabler of trade, although its important role may go unnoticed. Think about where the clothes you are wearing were made and how they arrived here. What about ...

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emissions, emissions trading scheme

Emilie Alberola | 23.03.2018

Is the reform of the EU ETS sufficient to contribute to the Paris Agreement?

On 27th February 2018, Member States (MS) formally approved the reform of the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS) for phase IV (2021-2030) at the EU Council. After more than two years ...

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compliance, euets, emissions

Stuart Lemmon | 08.12.2017

Brexit impacts on EU ETS compliance deadlines

As the UK will have left the EU by the time we reach the 2018 European Union's Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS) compliance year deadline of 31st March 2019, the deadline is to be brought forward.

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