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Catholic archbishop says climate change action is a waste of time and money
(Thu 27/10)
The Catholic Archbishop of Sydney George Pell has questioned the morality and cost benefits of tackling climate change in a controversial speech in London.

America going green: US to provide 71% of world's biofuels by 2021?
(Wed 26/10)
A recent study, released on 11 October, "Biofuel Markets and Technologies" released by Pike Research states that the global biofuel market will double within the next decade to $183.3 billion from its current level of

Energy minister in outspoken attack on "green economy deniers"
(Wed 26/10)
In an outspoken attack on “green economy deniers”, UK Energy Minister Chris Huhne has put the spotlight on the economic benefits to Britain of investing in green energy.

Renewable energy industry gives lukewarm reaction to subsidy shake-up
(Thu 20/10)
Renewable energy industry leaders have given the government's shake-up of subsidy support a lukewarm reception, with many saying they feared deeper cuts.

Prince William calls for protection of the UK's outdoor spaces
(Tue 18/10)
The Duke of Cambridge has urged people to help safeguard their local public and recreational spaces for future generations.

Feeding 9 billion people is possible with sustainable farming
(Wed 12/10)
An international team of scientists has proposed a five-point plan for feeding the world while protecting the planet.

WWF calls on G20 finance leaders to fund climate action
(Wed 12/10)
Campaign group WWF has called on the Ministers of Finance from the G20 countries, meeting in Paris this week, to take seriously the critical role that innovative sources of finance can play in addressing the global crisi

Europe must lead on world climate talks, says campaign group
(Mon 10/10)
Governments have made disappointingly little progress at the latest international climate talks in Panama and hopes of breaking the global deadlock now rest on the European Union, says Christian Aid.

Green localism can secure environmental change, new book argues
(Wed 05/10)
A new book argues that ‘green localism’ can convince people to embrace action to secure environmental change.

US military support for biofuels will drive commercial roll-out
(Sat 01/10)
Advanced biofuels can be commercialized rapidly for military use, on military timelines, with adequate support and coordination of efforts by the U.S. Departments of Agriculture, Defense and Energy.

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Expert warns Renewable Heat Incentive hitch could take months to resolve
(Fri 30/09)
An eleventh hour block on the introduction of the Renewable Heat Incentive will add to “more dithering and indecision” in the market, according to renewables expert Andy Boroughs.

Greening Government ICT Strategy will deliver massive rewards
(Tue 27/09)
The Greening Government ICT Strategy will provide the UK ICT industry with significant opportunities, according to consultancy Advanced Business Solutions.

Airlines express outrage at Europe's carbon revenue plan
(Tue 27/09)
European airlines have hit back against the European Commission’s latest comments on aviation’s entry into the European Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS), arguing that the comments are grossly misleading.

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UN chief warns world leaders to do more to tackle climate change
(Tue 20/09)
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today urged world leaders to step up the international effort to find solutions to climate change, saying that governments needed to show greater commitment to achieving success at global

Globalisation is blocking the climate change response, study warns
(Wed 14/09)
Globalisation is blocking effective climate change adaptation, according to a new study from the Stockholm Environment Institute.











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