Is shopping local ‘greener’ than shopping online?
If I need a new coat or a pair of winter boots, I automatically default to ASOS. For anything else, I turn to Amazon and nine times out of ten, they deliver it the next day. Born right at the...
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Air Quality in the UK
London Mayor announces air quality initiative The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, on Wednesday called on ministers to follow London’s leadership and adopt a legally binding target of meeting the World Health Organisation (WHO) air quality guidelines by 2030. Sadiq...
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An ambitious year for energy policy: How Ecuity rose to the challenge in 2019
As the Brexit saga continues to unfold, we should not lose sight of the fact that the discussion on decarbonisation has moved forward. Often in ways that would have seemed inconceivable just a few years ago, the Government is following...
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Is Climate Change Mitigation Compatible with Economic Growth?
This week marks Green Great Britain Week, an initiative outlined in the Clean Growth Strategy which seeks to promote and highlight the opportunities clean growth offers the UK and raise understanding of how business and the public can contribute to...
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Turning the Black Country Green
Clean Growth in the West Midlands, By Jess Ralston Home to Ecuity Consulting and 145,000 other businesses[1], the West Midlands is the UK’s largest regional economy outside London, beating Northern rivals Greater Manchester and Leeds. The region adds £92bn to...
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Policy for Energy and the Environment – Looking Forward to 2019
Our recent year 10 work experience student, Isaac, produced this fantastic piece of analysis, we thought it was worth sharing. It probably isn’t surprising to hear that, in the UK, young people spend a huge amount of time watching YouTube...
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Policy for Energy and the Environment – Looking Forward to 2019
The cogs in Westminster and Whitehall have continued to churn over the past 2 years despite the seemingly endless Brexit impasse. It’s hard to say if the next vote on the 29th January will be the light at the end of the tunnel,...
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#Showthelove Every Day of Every Year by Fighting Climate Change
Since the #showthelove campaign hit off this week, we’ve seen an influx of environmentalists from all walks of life wanting to play their part in the fight against climate change. Challenges have been undertaken, trees have been planted and hundreds of green...
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Educating Our ‘Green Generation’ – Preparing Them for the Years to Come
For a long time, we have dubbed our younger generations as disengaged, criticizing them for low turnouts at general elections and for showing a lack of interest in politics overall. With some young people voting for the very first time...
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Nuclear Energy Policy; European Prospects and the Case of the UK
Nuclear power remains a controversial issue in Brussels and across Europe despite the EU itself maintaining its impartiality through regulation: the Clean Energy Package for all Europeans (2018) includes the most recent binding target for renewable energies of 32% by 2030, but...
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