Air pollution

Air pollution guidance:

Brexit impact As of exit day (31 January 2020), the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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Air quality controls in England and Wales are interrelated, and stem from European legislation and international conventions, as well as from a number of national...

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Brexit impact As of exit day (31 January 2020), the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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TitleDirective 2008/50/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 21 May 2008 on ambient air quality and cleaner air for Europe* consolidated version: 18/09/2015...

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Brexit impact As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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TitleBali Road Map LocationBali, Indonesia Date3rd - 15th December 2007 SubjectImplementation of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) and...

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What were the Cancun Agreements? TitleCancun Agreements LocationCancun, Mexico Date29th November - 10th December 2010 SubjectClimate change The 16th United Nations...

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Brexit impact As of exit day (31 January 2020), the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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Brexit impact As of exit day (31 January 2020), the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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Brexit impact As of exit day (31 January 2020), the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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Brexit impact As of exit day (31 January 2020), the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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Brexit impact As of exit day (31 January 2020), the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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Snapshot on the Copenhagen Accord 2009 TitleCopenhagen Accord LocationCopenhagen, Denmark Date29th November – 10 December 2009 SubjectClimate change The 15th session of...

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Brexit impact As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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TitleDoha, Climate Gateway (COP18/CMP8) LocationDoha, Qatar Date26 November - 8 December 2012 SubjectImplementation of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate...

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What is the Durban Platform for Enhanced Action? TitleDurban Platform for Enhanced Action LocationDurban, South Africa Date28th November - 11th December 2011...

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TitleDirective 2012/27/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 October 2012 on energy efficiency, amending Directives 2009/125/EC and 2010/30/EU and...

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Brexit impact As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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On 1 January 2017, the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2016 (EPR 2016), SI 2016/1154, consolidated and replaced the Environmental Permitting...

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The EU emissions trading system (EU ETS) covers approximately 11,000 power stations and industrial plants in 31 countries (the 28 EU member states plus Iceland,...

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Title Directive 2003/87/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 13 October 2003 establishing a scheme for greenhouse gas emission allowance trading within the...

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Originally produced in partnership with Navraj Singh Ghaleigh, Senior Lecturer in Climate Law, University of Edinburgh The EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) is the...

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Originally produced in partnership with Navraj Singh Ghaleigh, Senior Lecturer in Climate Law, University of Edinburgh The EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) is the...

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Originally produced in partnership with Navraj Singh Ghaleigh, Senior Lecturer in Climate Law, University of Edinburgh Brexit impact As of exit day (31 January 2020), the...

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Originally produced in partnership with Navraj Singh Ghaleigh, Senior Lecturer in Climate Law, University of Edinburgh The EU Emissions Trading System (EU ETS) is the...

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Brexit impact As of exit day (31 January 2020), the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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The Fluorinated Greenhouse Gases Regulations 2015 (F-gas Regulations 2015), SI 2015/310 replace and revoke the Fluorinated Greenhouse Gases Regulations 2009, SI 2009/261...

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What is fracking? Shale gas extraction or hydraulic fracturing (fracking) is the process whereby water and chemicals are pumped into shale rock at high pressure to...

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TitleDirective 2009/30/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 23 April 2009 amending Directive 98/70/EC as regards the specification of petrol, diesel and...

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TitleDirective 2010/75/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 24 November 2010 on industrial emissions (integrated pollution prevention and control) (recast)...

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