New carbon and energy reporting rules may be coming your way
Feb 12, 2019
Announced in July last year but coming into force for financial years starting after April 1st this year a new set of carbon and energy reporting rules are just around the corner for many businesses. Called the Streamlined Energy and Carbon Reporting framework (SECR) the scheme will replace the old Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC) and Mandatory Carbon Reporting (MCR).
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SECR will apply to around 12,000 companies, which is more than double the numb...
Benefits rooted in science
Dec 05, 2018
Speaking recently at the Science Museum in London on climate change projections, Michael Gove, the Environment Secretary, was clear that ‘Everything we do at Defra has to be rooted in science.’ He also spoke about woodland as a ‘critical natural asset’ both for helping to mitigate the projected impact on flooding and to sequester carbon.
Days later a BBC News website critique of options for removing carbon from the atmosphere, advised ‘Forests do the job of soaking up carbon dioxide, because the...
First Peatland Code validation awarded
Nov 01, 2018
This September the first Peatland Code registered restoration project achieved validation. The peatland restoration project, at Dryhope in Scotland, was piloted through the process by Forest Carbon.
George Hepburne Scott at Forest Carbon, who developed the project alongside the Tweed Forum and Scottish Natural Heritage, said “this project highlighted the importance of working collaboratively with a range of organisations to unlock private and public funding to deliver much needed peatland restor...