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Renewables now provides more UK energy than coal and nuclear

Trade association RenewableUK has highlighted new statistics which show the increasingly fundamental role that renewable energy is playing in generating electricity for British homes, offices and factories – despite mi

Renewables now provides more UK energy than coal and nuclear
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Government needs to do more on energy efficiency following Green Deal mess
(Wed 23/09)
Homeowners should be offered low interest loans, guaranteed by the Government, to pay for energy efficiency improvements to their homes, according to a radical new report from the leading independent think tank ResPublic... Read more

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Sustainable biomass could be key in reaching UK's carbon targets
(Tue 22/09)
Using sustainable biomass as a source of energy could reduce the cost of meeting the UK’s 2050 carbon targets helping to make low carbon energy more affordable for consumers and businesses, according to new report from... Read more

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Number of carbon pricing schemes worldwide doubles in past 3 years
(Mon 21/09)
Putting a price on carbon can trigger investment decisions and changes in peoples’ behaviour to support the long-term goal of stabilizing earth’s climate at a safe level, according to a new World Bank report. ... Read more

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European energy experts believe Paris climate deal is unlikely, survey reveals
(Fri 18/09)
The upcoming UN Climate Summit in Paris is unlikely to lead to a legally binding international agreement, according to a new survey of leading energy experts in France and Germany. ... Read more



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Renewables now provides more UK energy than coal and nuclear
(Thu 24/09)
Trade association RenewableUK has highlighted new statistics which show the increasingly fundamental role that renewable energy is playing in generating electricity for British homes, offices and factories – despite mi

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Government needs to do more on energy efficiency following Green Deal mess
(Wed 23/09)
Homeowners should be offered low interest loans, guaranteed by the Government, to pay for energy efficiency improvements to their homes, according to a radical new report from the leading independent think tank ResPublic

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Sustainable biomass could be key in reaching UK's carbon targets
(Tue 22/09)
Using sustainable biomass as a source of energy could reduce the cost of meeting the UK’s 2050 carbon targets helping to make low carbon energy more affordable for consumers and businesses, according to new report from

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Number of carbon pricing schemes worldwide doubles in past 3 years
(Mon 21/09)
Putting a price on carbon can trigger investment decisions and changes in peoples’ behaviour to support the long-term goal of stabilizing earth’s climate at a safe level, according to a new World Bank report.

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European energy experts believe Paris climate deal is unlikely, survey reveals
(Fri 18/09)
The upcoming UN Climate Summit in Paris is unlikely to lead to a legally binding international agreement, according to a new survey of leading energy experts in France and Germany.

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Electric transport could slash greenhouse emissions by half, study finds
(Thu 17/09)
The widespread adoption of electric transportation, including electrification in the off-road sector, could lead to substantial reductions in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and could improve air quality, according to a n

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Wind energy can meet a quarter of Europe's electricity demand by 2030
(Wed 16/09)
Wind power can meet a quarter of Europe’s electricity demand by 2030 if Member States deliver on climate and energy pledges, according to the latest forecasts by the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA).

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Nearly half of corporations block climate policy through trade group links
(Wed 16/09)
A new study has found 45% of the 100 largest global industrial companies are blocking climate change legislation, while 95% of these companies are members of trade associations demonstrating the same obstructive tactics.

9 out of 10 diesel cars still exceed EU pollution limits, study finds
(Mon 14/09)
Every major car manufacturer is selling diesel cars that fail to meet EU air pollution limits on the road in Europe, according to data obtained by sustainable transport group Transport & Environment (T&E;).

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Government admits renewables cut will add 63 million tonnes more CO2
(Fri 11/09)
The UK Government has admitted that the early closure of subsidy support for onshore wind energy could add as much as 63 million tonnes of CO2 in emissions and save just 30p on consumers’ annual electricity bill.

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Clean-energy industry investment is the fastest way to tackle climate crisis
(Thu 10/09)
Policymakers should invest in clean-energy industries rather than first penalising polluters if they are to speed up progress in tackling climate change, according to a new policy paper.

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Low-carbon cities could deliver a $17 trillion global opportunity
(Thu 10/09)
Investing in public and low emission transport, building efficiency, and waste management in cities could generate savings with a current value of US$17 trillion by 2050, according to new research from the New Climate Ec

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Report calls for greater focus on sustainable food system
(Thu 10/09)
A new report from WWF-UK finds that businesses want to see Government taking bold actions to create a sustainable food system that serves citizens, the economy and planet alike.

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World's cities produce up to 10 billion tonnes of waste each year
(Wed 09/09)
Inadequate waste management has become a major public health, economic and environmental problem, with 7-10 billion tonnes of urban waste produced each year and 3 billion people worldwide lacking access to controlled was

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Survey finds tourists stay away from national parks linked to fracking
(Fri 04/09)
Fracking in or near public parklands could prompt tourists to stay away, according to the results of a new survey.