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Latest Energy & natural resources articles

  • Energy Bulletin - The road to COP26

    Energy Bulletin - The road to COP26

    The UNFCCC's 26th Conference of Parties – COP26 – will take place in Glasgow next November. Delayed by Covid-19, COP26 will proceed in an entirely new political context, and is shaping up to be one of the most interesting and critical meetings in the global effort to limit global warming. Here we look at some of the importance milestones in the build up to the summit:

  • Energy Bulletin - Scottish Land Commission review of land tax policy report

    Energy Bulletin - Scottish Land Commission review of land tax policy report

    A report on initial scoping of options for reform of land tax policy has been published by the Scottish Land Commission. The report does not make any recommendations on the best route for Scotland, as it says this is a matter of policy, but does assess the current framework of land tax and set out potential options for reform.

  • Energy Bulletin - Environmental Legislation Update

    Energy Bulletin - Environmental Legislation Update

    In recent years the United Kingdom has been party to various international agreements designed to agree targets to reduce the release of CO2 and other greenhouse gases and restrict the increase in global temperatures. It will be important for public bodies, individuals and private organisations to be aware of any additional obligations that may be imposed on them as part of ongoing government efforts to achieve emission reduction targets and mitigate the impacts of climate change.