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National Planning Policy Framework Removed Clause

The Department for Local Communities and Government (DCLG) has revised the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) following a ruling by Mr Justice Dove in the case brought before the high court: Claire Stephenson [for Talk Fracking] v Secretary of State for Housing and Communities and Local Government[1].  The revision...

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THE ROAD TO POWER

The Road to Power (2019)Climate change and air quality concerns have seen successive UK Governments lay the foundations for electrified road transport but 2018 brought forward major developments in this field.  In 2019 a firm policy commitment was made to end the sale of new petrol & diesel vehicles...

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RESOURCES AND GREEN EFFICACY

As I read through an article recently on ‘Artisanal Mining’ in the Democratic Republic of Congo – which supplies ~50% of all the cobalt in the world, a major resource for batteries – I started to debate with myself, not for the first time, how we should consider balancing...

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EV CHARGING ETIQUETTE

As we move from a time when EV charging points are invariably accessible to anyone who needs them to a more congested and complex world of EVs everywhere – yes I was one of those people who used to point out every EV I saw on the road, I...

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