Monthly Archives: August 2017

BAT Conclusions For Large Combustion Plants published


Thursday, 17 August 2017 saw the publication of the “BAT (Best Available Techniques) Conclusions for Large Combustion Plants (LCP)” in the Official Journal of  the European Union, which, principally, to the energy and heating sectors. There is a four-year period … Continue reading

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Brexit Briefing: Weekly Media Summary – 25 August 2017


This Friday’s edition of the Brexit Briefing is part of the series of posts to highlight articles published in the media covering Brexit from an environmental perspective. The articles are presented in chronological order with the most recent articles first. … Continue reading

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CONSULTATION: ISO DIS 19011


The revision of ISO 19011:2011 is well underway with the current DIS (Draft International Standard) available for public comment during a consultation phase. The DIS is available for public comments from 4 August 2017 to 26 September 2017. ISO 19011 is … Continue reading

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UK Greenhouse Gas Reporting: Conversion Factors 2017


The UK Government Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has published the emission conversion factors, that can be used to report on 2017 Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions by UK-based organisations of all sizes, and for international organisations reporting … Continue reading

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Brexit Biefing: Continuity in the availability of goods for the EU and the UK


The UK Government published a further Position Paper in their Brexit series today (21 August 2017). This latest Brexit Position Paper covers continuity in availability of goods for the EU and UK but makes no explicit mention of the environmental … Continue reading

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Brexit Briefing: Weekly Media Summary – 18 August 2017


This Friday’s edition of the Brexit Briefing is part of the series of posts to highlight articles published in the media covering Brexit from an environmental perspective. The articles are presented in chronological order with the most recent articles first. … Continue reading

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Film Review: An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power


As I highlighted in an earlier post (An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power), it has been more than a decade since the former U.S. Vice President, Al Gore, helped to stimulate millions to start talking about the climate crisis with the … Continue reading

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