27 Mar '12, 3am

Expect announcements on #carbon reporting @ 12BST before UK parliament goes into recess via @willn_bg

Businesses are calling on the government to introduce long-awaited rules on mandatory emissions reporting today as they await to see how it plans to simplify the carbon tax regime. The government is due to give an indication on whether it intends to introduce mandatory carbon reporting today, while a consultation setting out proposals for a simplified Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC) scheme is also due at around midday. FURTHER READING Green Budget 2012: Carbon Reduction Commitment to be reformed or axed Cable calls on Treasury to scrap "blunt" Carbon Reduction Commitment Reporting has been on the government agenda for around 18 months and has strong support from the CBI , as well as businesses, green groups and politicians, who see it as a way of reducing energy and other costs. Meanwhile investors have welcomed the advent of comparable data on carbon and climate change ...

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