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2019

May 17, 2019
Climate change and energy have risen up the political agenda

The need to address climate change is, for the most part, something that all politicians and parties agree on. That’s not something that can be said for the methods of course. 

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May 10, 2019
Recent developments in the climate change agenda and what these mean for the role of local authorities

The last couple of weeks have seen some major developments in the climate change agenda.

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May 3, 2019
Committee on Climate Change Report. Net Zero – The UK’s contribution to stopping global warming

As you will probably know yesterday the Committee on Climate Change released a net zero report, which set out plans for the UK to stop its contribution to global warming by 2050. The report provides advice on when and how the UK should reach net-zero emissions and it is likely to influence policymaking for years to come across all spheres of the economy

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April 26, 2019
Earth Day 2019

Earth Day might be new to some of you but it is an established date in the diary to focus our attention on worldwide climate and ecology issues.

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April 12, 2019
London's new ULEZ and the local authority role in implementing clean air zones

APSE Energy’s latest view comments on the world’s first Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ), that came into force in London this week, and the local authority role and responsibility for implementing clean air zones. 

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April 5, 2019
The Local Authority EV Infrastructure Responsibility

A recent article in the Guardian stated that more than 100 local councils say they have no plans to increase the number of EV charging points they offer, 122 had a plan in place to increase the number and 62 said they were taking steps to increase the number without a formal plan whilst eight claimed they had no appropriate locations for installing new charging points. 

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March 22, 2019
Key Themes from the APSE Big Energy Summit 2019

A week on from the hectic activity of the APSE Big Energy Summit and now I’ve had time to take a step back and think of some of the issues that emerged

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March 8, 2019
Council's pledge to be carbon neutral

There has been recent interest from local authorities in making pledges, setting targets and generally tying themselves down to a date to be carbon-neutral. 

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March 1, 2019
District Heat Seminar: Experience and Expertise from Denmark and Nottingham

The latest APSE Energy event was held in association with Nottingham City Council and the Danish Board of District Heating on Tuesday.

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February 1, 2019
Two events attended by APSE Energy this week

Having attended 2 excellent events this week the breadth of the energy agenda seems to get wider and the importance of local energy related action more important. 

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Promoting excellence in public services

APSE (Association for Public Service Excellence) is a not for profit unincorporated association working with over 300 councils throughout the UK. Promoting excellence in public services, APSE is the foremost specialist in local authority frontline services, hosting a network for frontline service providers in areas such as waste and refuse collection, parks and environmental services, cemeteries and crematorium, environmental health, leisure, school meals, cleaning, housing and building maintenance.

 

 

 

 

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