The government is working at home and abroad to adapt to the effects of climate change and reduce greenhouse gas emissions by investing in low-carbon energy sources, improving fuel standards in cars and increasing energy efficiency wherever possible.

Detailed guides

  1. UK Pollutant Release and Transfer Register (PRTR) data sets

    How to query UK data on waste transfers and emissions, by specific substance, area, river basin, industry or economic sector. Read more

  2. Combined Heat and Power (CHP) Site Assessment Tool

    Assessment tool to review potential options for installing Combined Heat and Power (CHP) for a given site. Read more

  3. Sustainability requirements for supplying and using woodfuel

    How to demonstrate that woodfuel supplied for Renewables Obligations and Renewable Heat Incentive is from legal and sustainable sources. Read more

  4. Local authorities and the Green Deal

    Guidance for local authorities in delivering the Green Deal and the Energy Company Obligation (ECO) in their communities. Read more

  5. Policy impacts on prices and bills

    How costs to the consumer are affected by changes in energy and climate change policy. Read more