There are many quick and easy energy saving tips and small behavioural changes are a good place to start but there are new technologies that are designed to help householders produce their own energy, reducing energy bills and in some instances even make a profit. There are two schemes that can make this all possible. The Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) and Feed in Tariff (FIT) are schemes where the government offer financial help to encourage people to use renewable technologies and reduce their energy consumption, thereby reducing the amount of CO2 contributing to climate change.
- Changes to green home improvement policies announced todayThe Secretary of State today announced that there will be no further funding to the Green Deal Finance Company, in a move to protect taxpayers. We’ve put together this blog to answer your questions. What does this mean for the … […]
- Clear priorities for DECCDECC’s priorities are clear: keeping bills as low as possible for hardworking families and businesses and powering the economy while decarbonising in the most cost-effective way. These are a challenging and critical set of objectives. DECC has a long term … […]
- Scott Walker given fake $900m check from Koch brothers for 'climate denial'The Wisconsin governor, known for his anti-Obama environmental policies, was confronted by climate activists during a New Hampshire campaign stopWisconsin governor Scott Walker encountered what looked like a group of young supporters during a campaign stop on Monday at a local pizza shop, only to be presented with a fake check from the billionaire Koch broth […]
- The Guardian view on climate change: Obama’s plan is overdue but welcome all the same | EditorialPresident Obama’s plan to cut greenhouse gas emissions faces many hurdles, but it could make a critical difference to the world’s chances of containing global warmingPresident Obama on Monday set out a plan to reduce US greenhouse gas emissions. His proposals are neither new nor radical, but deserve to be strongly supported, both in America and across the gl […]