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What the public sector can learn from the NHS on sustainability
(Thu 05/03)
Alexandra Hammond, associate director of Sustainability at leading consultancy firm Essentia, discusses what lessons the public sector can learn from the NHS on integrating sustainability programmes.

Hydro power to push Scotland nearer to 100% renewable energy target
(Wed 18/02)
A new hydroelectric dam, set to be built on the River Allt Coire Chaorach, near Crianlarich, is set to be yet another instalment that will help push Scotland to the 100% renewable energy mark by 2020.

Recruiters meet changing needs of renewables sector after latest buy-outs
(Wed 18/02)
Recruiters in the renewable energy sector have responded to the latest wave of acquisitions in the industry.

Climate change will trigger a rise in outbreaks of infectious diseases
(Tue 17/02)
The appearance of infectious diseases in new places and new hosts, such as West Nile virus and Ebola, is a predictable result of climate change, warns a world-renowned scientist.

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How green tech innovation can be fast tracked for protection
(Thu 12/02)
Rob Carpmael, partner at IP firm Marks and Clerk, looks at the benefits of the “Green Channel” initiative which allows innovations in green tech to be fast tracked for protection.

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Finding the balance on data protection and smart city technology
(Thu 05/02)
James Mullock, data commercialisation expert at international law firm Osborne Clarke, discusses why stable data rules are essential in the future roll-out of smart-city technology.

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Community Energy: Re-energizing the Local Power Scene
(Mon 26/01)
Peter Rolton, chairman of the Rolton Group discusses the numerous benefits of the community energy revolution.

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Call to seize solar PV opportunity before window closes
(Fri 23/01)
Now is the time to invest in solar PV. That is the message from the UK’s leading solar installation resource, Solar Guide, as it warns that the countdown is already on to the next Feed-in Tariff cuts.

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Most vulnerable missing out on free boiler replacement
(Thu 22/01)
Organisers of a scheme set up to assist pensioners, low-income families and other vulnerable households to replace old, inefficient boilers are concerned that many of those most in need are unaware of the grants or their

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Reflections from breakthrough marine energy trials
(Thu 15/01)
The renewable energy industry was excited late last year when marine energy technology company Minesto announced that it had successfully managed to produce electricity from low velocity currents off Northern Ireland, th

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Top five tips for an integrated energy strategy in 2015
(Mon 12/01)
Sarah Samuel, energy strategy advisor at Utilyx, explores the outlook for 2015 as business leaders grapple with the uncertainty of energy prices and supply.

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Renewables expert hits out at supply subsidies for fossil fuel generators
(Thu 18/12)
One of the UK’s leading renewable energy specialists has accused the Government of “gross hypocrisy” over the electricity supply auctions that began this week - less than seven days after the UK signed up to the la

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Leading academic calls for "substantial and sustained" action on CO2
(Wed 10/12)
A leading climate change researcher has called for “substantial and sustained reductions in CO2 emissions - with all countries onboard” at the UN Climate Change Conference in Lima today.

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Recognition of local government is key to global climate deal success
(Tue 09/12)
Europe’s Committee of the Regions and Climate Alliance have joined forces to call on world leaders to formally recognise the role of local government in their global strategy on climate change.

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Sustainable fishing boats should be handed a "quota bonus"
(Mon 24/11)
Fishing boats bringing benefits to local communities and conserving UK seas must be rewarded with more opportunities to fish, according to a new report published today.











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