Category: Climate legislation


EcoAct’s take on the Inflation Reduction Act

The US has passed the Inflation Reduction Act, including some of the most historic actions for the climate. William Theisen, CEO of EcoAct North America, shares his …
COP26 - Glasgow

COP26: What can we expect?

Postponed for a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, COP26 will finally be held in Glasgow this November, under the UK presidency in partnership with Italy. The two countries also …

President Biden – Day 1 of climate action

Following the inauguration of Joe Biden as the 46th President of the United States on 20 January 2021, we take a look at some of the climate change actions already …

What is the EU green taxonomy and how will it drive targets for Net Zero by 2050?

EU green taxonomy drives the Net Zero transition through standardising how companies communicate environmental activities for their investors. Since 2015, European institutions have encouraged sustainable investments to “make finance flows …

The Green New Deal: Moving climate change (back) up the agenda

The Green New Deal is causing a political stir in the States at the moment. But what is it and what does it mean? What is the Green New Deal? …
Finance for tomorrow

EcoAct joins the “Finance for Tomorrow” initiative to drive the sector’s transition

The finance sector has a crucial role to play in the transition to a low-carbon economy. With the latest report from the OCDE, “Investing in Climate, Investing in Growth“, putting …

How can science based targets help the UK meet national carbon targets?

In 2008, the UK government passed the Climate Change Act which established a legally binding target to reduce the UK’s greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by at least 80% below 1990 …

The Natural Capital Protocol

As a society, we are collectively depleting our natural capital at a rate of 50% more per year than the earth can replenish. At this rate, if depletion continues to …

Osborne’s 2016 budget and the UK’s energy and environmental policies

The Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne, today delivered the 2016 Budget. Amongst the announcements made, Osborne stated that businesses find the CRC energy efficiency scheme a burden and for …

What the EU Referendum could mean for UK energy and carbon regulation

The date of the EU referendum has been announced. Politicians, business leaders and anyone with access to social media have voiced opinions and hammered their flag to the ‘Remain’ or …
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