In it's 'Fifth Carbon Budget' report, the Committee on Climate Change has recommended that the Government should commit to an emissions reduction of 57 per cent by 2028-2032.

Nuclear Decommissioning

The Autumn Statement revealed that UK government will also provide more than £11 billion for the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) "to continue its vital work cleaning up historic nuclear sites".

Carbon Capture projects cancelled

The UK Government has axed its £1 billion Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) competition. In a statement to the London Stock Exchange, the government said it would engage closely with the two remaining bidders on the implications of the decision.

Announced as part of the Autumn Spending Review, the government has pledged to provide £295 million by 2020 to improve schools, hospitals and other

EU Flag - EU reports on 2020 progress

According to the EU's latest progress report towards 2020 energy efficiency targets, final energy consumption decreased by 7 per cent between 2005 and 2013.