Opinion

UKIFDA vision for a liquid fuel future

As UKIFDA launches its new future vision for clean growth and decarbonisation Guy Pulham, chief executive comments: “We’ve always supported the principle of decarbonisation, clean growth and clear air and now with the first trials of liquid biofuels taking place Read more »

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Industry response to Government’s Energy White Paper

With Government acknowledging the positive contribution that the industry can make in the transition to net zero in its recently published Energy White Paper, UKPIA and OGUK have welcomed the report. Following the release of the white paper, UKPIA has Read more »

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OFTEC: Time for open debate on off grid heat decarbonisation

Any consultation arising from the Government’s long anticipated Heat in Buildings strategy must allow a genuine discussion on all the options to decarbonise rural homes, otherwise thousands of households could suffer severe financial consequences, warns OFTEC. Up until now, government Read more »

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Industry responds to CCC Sixth Carbon Budget

The Sixth Carbon Budget published from the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) outlines the requirement for a 78% reduction in UK territorial emissions between 1990 and 2035. Despite bringing forward the UK’s previous 80% reduction target by nearly 15 years, Read more »

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Truck drivers and cyclists: essential safety advice

At time of writing we are in ‘Road Safety Week 2020’, the UK’s biggest road safety event, which is coordinated annually by Brake, the road safety charity. Designed to stimulate community involvement, the event has great scope to reach many Read more »

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Calls for clearer vision for HGVs after Government announces end to conventional engines

In response to the launch of the Government’s 10-point plan on reaching net zero, Alex Veitch, general manager for public policy at Logistics UK, comments: “Logistics businesses fully support the government’s aim to transition to a low-carbon economy, but the Read more »

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OFTEC urges support for renewable liquid fuels after PM outlines 10-point plan

Paul Rose, CEO of OFTEC, responds to the Government plan for ‘Green Industrial Revolution’: Decarbonising heat from UK homes is a national priority that must be urgently addressed. However, we are concerned about the high costs rural households are likely Read more »

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LQM call for financial incentives to aid decarbonisation push

With almost the entire global fleet still running on fossil fuels tough calls need to be made. In LQM’s recent webinar – Analysing Future Fuels: The Road to Decarbonisation – whilst 71 percent of respondents strongly agreed that shipping must Read more »

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UKPIA responds to announcement on combustion engine vehicles

In its aims to decarbonise transport the UK Government has today announced plans for an end to sales of new conventional combustion engines from 2030. UKPIA fully supports the decarbonisation of transport and will continue to work with its members Read more »

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Industry response to PM’s 10-point plan for green industrial revolution

Responses to the Governments 10-point plan for a green industrial revolution reflect the positive and collaborative nature of the industry. Here, we hear from OGUK’s Deirdre Michie and TSA’s Peter Davidson. Commenting on the 10-point green industrial revolution, announced by Read more »

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