Tag : Environmental Audit Committee
Parliament’s Environmental Audit Committee is to examine how the UK government’s estate is capable of meeting recent national commitments to be net zero by 2050.
The UK government has said it will step up preparations to ensure a statutory body that can enforce environmental law in place of EU judicial institutions can be introduced “as soon as is practically achievable”.
A lack of coordination between government departments and a failure to rethink funding for modular homes is hindering efforts to curb overheating in UK buildings, according to Environmental Audit Committee.
Building Regulations must be amended to address a lack of government policy on limiting potential overheating in homes, a new report on the UK’s susceptibility to heatwaves has said.
An independent oversight body that would police and scrutinise UK government performance on key environmental commitments should be established to address the potential impacts of Brexit, parliament’s Environmental Audit Committee has argued.
Parliament’s Environmental Audit Committee has expressed disappointment over a lack of clear targets and timeframes from the government in order to tackle concerns over its ability to meet the ambitions of EU F-Gas regulation.
Parliament’s Environmental Audit Committee has called on the government to provide extended resources for the monitoring of the illegal sale, use and handling of F-Gas to help ensure continued adherence to key European environmental regulation
Parliament’s Environmental Audit Committee has launched a new inquiry over how to buildings may better mitigate against the effects of overheating on productivity and health as a result of climate change.
Refcom has urged the UK government to continue to comply with the EU’s F-Gas regulations as closely as possible following the conclusion of the Brexit process.
The Federation of Environmental Trade Associations (FETA) has defended the pace of efforts by the UK cooling industry to move to lower GWP refrigerants during an investigation by parliament’s Environmental Audit Committee into HFC use.