Green Homes Grant voucher scheme now closed

6 April 2021

We reported last month that the TUC had criticised the Government’s decision to withdraw hundreds of millions of pounds of funding from the Green Homes Grant (see TUC attacks cuts to Green Homes Grant).

Doubts about measurement of commercial road transport carbon dioxide emissions

6 April 2021

Measuring carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions from commercial road transport only at the tailpipe, depending on the region, could double the true carbon picture in future fuel scenarios. This is the view of the International Road Transport Union (IRU) which argues that heavy-duty commercial vehicles, including coaches and trucks, emit just 950 million tonnes of CO2 annually at the tailpipe, using the tank-to-wheel standard, about 2.5% of global emissions.

TUC attacks cuts to Green Homes Grant

30 March 2021

The TUC has issued analysis which reveals that the withdrawal of hundreds of millions of pounds of funding from the Green Homes Grant is going to hit jobs in the North and Midlands hardest.