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Environment weekly highlights—25 November 2021

Published on: 25 November 2021
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Environment weekly highlights—25 November 2021
  • In this issue:
  • COP26
  • Considering the consequences of COP26
  • Timmermans sums up outcomes of COP26
  • Air emissions and climate change
  • Johnson announces EV legislation and environmental funds at CBI conference
  • Consultation outcome on electric vehicle charge points in buildings published
  • Guidance on EVHS and WGS issued for installers, manufacturers and applicants
  • Highways England announces £11m for Energy Storage Systems at service stations
  • More...

Article summary

This week's edition of Environment weekly highlights includes an analysis on the consequences of COP26, the Department for Education’s draft education and sustainability strategy, and FinCEN urging banks to help spot environmental crimes. In addition, this week Defra launched a consultation on plans to ban commonly littered single–use plastics and announced a major investigation into sewage treatment works, the Net Zero Estate Playbook was published to aid with decarbonising buildings, the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy confirmed £20m per year will be invested in tidal stream electricity through the Contracts for Difference scheme, and new plans to speed up the electric vehicle revolution were announced. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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