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  • Government says merging DECC and BIS will enable "whole economy approach to delivering climate change ambitions"

    01/08/2016

    The Government says that the merger of DECC and BIS means that the UK "will be best placed to deliver the significant new investment and innovation needed to support the UK’s future energy policy" according to an 'explanatory note' published following the announcement of the merger. The note says the move will enable a "whole economy approach to delivering our climate change ambitions, effectively balancing the priorities of growth and carbon reduction."

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  • EU sets emissions reduction targets for 2030

    29/07/2016

    The European Commission (EC) has published proposed greenhouse gas reduction targets for member states by 2030, compared with 2005 levels. Countries with higher GDP per capita have been set tougher targets than less developed countries, with the UK set an emissions reduction target of -37%.

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  • June hottest month on record after successive 14-month rise

    28/07/2016

    June 2016 was 0.9C hotter than the average for the 20th century, and the hottest June in the record which goes back to 1880 according to two US agencies, Nasa and NOAA, breaking the previous record set in 2015, by 0.02C. It is the 14th consecutive month of record-breaking heat.

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  • Low Emission Bus Showcase at LCV 2016

    27/07/2016

    As part of the LowCVP’s 'The Year of the Low Emission Bus' celebrations, the partnership will be hosting a Low Emission Bus (LEB) Showcase at the Low Carbon Vehicle event 2016 taking place from the 14th -15th September. Visitors to the event will be transported across the Millbrook Proving Ground to the exhibition halls by a selection of the latest Low Emission Bus technologies, highlighting the variety of clean 'green' buses in operation in the UK today.

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  • Low Emission Bus scheme winners announced

    25/07/2016

    The winners of the £30m Low Emission Bus scheme have been announced. They include 13 bus operator and local authority collaborations, covering 326 low emission buses and the associated infrastructure.

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  • Advanced materials showcase for Cenex-LCV2016

    22/07/2016

    Following the success of its involvement last year, KTN’s Materials Innovation Showcase will feature at the Cenex Low Carbon Vehicle 2016 event (Cenex-LCV2016). The showcase aims to raise the awareness of grass roots innovation and potentially game-changing technologies being pioneered by UK-based SMEs,  and micro-enterprises, universities and RTOs.

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  • APC Capability Study announced at LowCVP Conf is published (21 areas of opportunity)

    20/07/2016

    The Advanced Propulsion Centre’s UK Capability Study which was discussed at LowCVP’s conference on the 30th June has been published.

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  • New study: Car sharing leads to reduced city ownership and emissions

    19/07/2016

    A new study undertaken by the University of California Berkeley’s Transportation Sustainability Research Center (TSRC) has concluded that the car sharing model car2go can reduce the overall number of vehicles on the road as well as substantively impacting travel behaviour, miles driven and drive down GHG emissions in urban areas. 

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  • EU to introduce CO2 truck limits

    16/07/2016

    The European Commission has announced that it will propose the first EU-wide legal CO2 standard for trucks by 2019. In contrast to passenger cars and vans, no binding EU-wide cap on CO2 emissions from trucks is in place currently.

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  • Online emissions guide, van cost and carbon calculator tools revised and relaunched

    14/07/2016

    The Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership and Cenex have updated their Low Emission Van Guide and accompanying Van Cost and Carbon Calculator (VC3) to provide fleet managers and policy makers with the very latest data on how to make cost and CO2 emissions savings.

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Minister of Transport, Andrew Jones MP