Articles tagged with: Climate Change

The new normal for Whitehall

The new normal for Whitehall

22 Jul 2016, 12:22
• By David Pratt

As the days pass from the scrapping of DECC from Whitehall in favour of the new business, energy and industrial strategy (BEIS) department, few details have trickled through about how the new branch of government will operate. David Pratt examines what we do know and what remains to be seen as parliament heads off for the summer.

Leadsom fails to dispel rumours surrounding DECC’s future

Leadsom fails to dispel rumours surrounding DECC’s future

14 Jul 2016, 11:17

Fresh rumours of the Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC) being folded into the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) have emerged, with energy minister Andrea Leadsom doing nothing to dispel them during this morning’s House of Commons session.

Editor's blog
Overheard at Business and Climate Summit: Top talking points

Overheard at Business and Climate Summit: Top talking points

4 Jul 2016, 17:13
• By David Pratt

Last week’s Business & Energy Summit in London presented a rare opportunity to gather global business leaders and national government representatives in one place to discuss climate change post-COP21. Solar Power Portal attended both days of the event and brings you the main talking points from across the summit.

Editor's blog
Brexit: The reactions

Brexit: The reactions

24 Jun 2016, 15:17
• By David Pratt

The decision taken by just over half of the voting electorate to leave the European Union has sent shockwaves throughout the UK, among both the Leave and Remain camps. The dust will take a while to settle but reactions are likely to be flying in for some time on a day that has rocked the UK political and economic landscape.