Tagged with Climate Change

Action that doesn’t cost the Earth

Action that doesn’t cost the Earth

By Steven Heath; Director of Public Affairs and Strategy (Knauf Insulation Northern Europe)

‘… the Cambridge Econometrics report released today offers policy makers the business case for standing firm on driving down emissions across all sectors – buildings, transport, agriculture and industry. Continue reading

Parties vie to claim credit for national insurance scheme cut – so what risks has the Government exposed us to?

Parties vie to claim credit for national insurance scheme cut – so what risks has the Government exposed us to?

By Steven Heath; Director – Public Affairs and Strategy (Knauf Insulation Northern Europe)

SSE’s announcement to fix energy prices to January 2016 saw David Cameron and Ed Miliband competing to claim the credit. With the other energy suppliers coming under pressure to follow SSE’s example, let’s consider what the real cost of this price freeze amounts to. And consider if there is really any credit to claim! Continue reading

Flooding and ECO – Two sides of the same coin?

Flooding and ECO – Two sides of the same coin?

By John Sinfield; Managing Director (Knauf Insulation Northern Europe)

So, why am I writing about flooding? And not for the reason you would think, linking the current situation to climate change. I’m writing about flooding as it highlights how the Government makes decisions based on the political expediency of the day, rather than on an assessment of real quantifiable benefits for all. Continue reading