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  • SummaryThe following Energy Insight provides you with information regarding air quality policies and initiatives around the world, offering a brief introduction to:• The common sources of air pollution and the effects of exposure• The Clean Air Acts (UK)• Initiatives and policies in London and the r...

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  • The 22nd Conference of the Parties (COP 22) to the UNFCCC in Marrakech was expected to be a low-key COP, since Paris had achieved a major breakthrough and Marrakech would discuss its implementation. However, the US presidential election during the conference prompted some uncertainty about future cl...

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  • In September 2018, British Prime Minister, Theresa May, told the delegates to the World’s first Zero Emission Vehicle Summit, held in Birmingham, that she wants to see Britain “leading from the front and working with industries and countries around the world to spearhead change”. So what is happenin...

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  • Published Post EU ReferendumPoliticalHouse of Commons Library.  Brexit what happens next.   This paper considers various questions about UK withdrawal from the EU and what is likely to happen in the coming weeks and months. The issues include the method of leaving the EU, continuing p...

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  • For information on methane emissions related to coal, see Energy Insight - Methane Emissions reduction – Part 2 – Coal Why is methane a problem for the climate?Methane (CH4) is the third most abundant greenhouse gas in the atmosphere (after water vapour and carbon dioxide (CO2)). Any metha...

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  • For information on methane emissions related to oil and gas, see Energy Insight - Methane Emissions reduction – Part 1 – Oil and gas Why is methane a problem?Methane (CH4) is the third most abundant greenhouse gas in the atmosphere (after water vapour and carbon dioxide (CO2)). Any methane emit...

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  • What is a carbon budget?“A carbon budget places a restriction on the total amount of greenhouse gases the UK can emit over a 5-year period. The UK is the first country to set legally binding carbon budgets.” Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS), 2019Carbon Budgets - guida...

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