Richard Burrell writes, "With public concern about the environment at an unprecedented high, and with the recent launch of the Treasury’s Net Zero review; the stage is set for the political parties to set out how they will decarbonise our economy...A wave of environmental consciousness has seen pressure increasing on business and politicians to increase their efforts. In a recent YouGov poll 27% of voters cited the environment as one of the top three issues behind Brexit and health, the highest ranking the issues has had for many years..."
Richard Burrell writes, "Decarbonising the UK’s heat network is one of the biggest energy challenges we face. The role of bioenergy, including biomass, in helping meet net zero heat emissions, has been convincingly outlined by the Renewable Energy Association’s (REA) Bioenergy Strategy report this week. It found that the UK could almost triple the use of bioenergy as a source of heat – from 6% to 16% by 2032..."