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Ministers accused of having 'heads in the sand' over waste problems

Business Green - 2 hours 59 min ago

Environmental Audit Committee chair says government should be doing far more to shift the UK towards a resource-efficient circular economy


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Video: 'By 2020 there may be no more forests left in the world to save'

Business Green - 9 hours 50 min ago

APP's head of sustainability explains the challenges the company has faced ending deforestation


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BusinessGreen debates zero deforestation

Business Green - 14 hours 1 min ago

Catch up with BusinessGreen's Twitter debate with Aida Greenbury, managing director of sustainability for Asia Pulp and Paper


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Video: Ergro takes on the Nissan e-NV200 £2 challenge

Business Green - 15 hours 10 min ago

A leading building and building services engineering group is the latest UK business to put the groundbreaking e-NV200 through its paces


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Row ignites over BPVA Powering Knowledge solar schools campaign

Business Green - 16 hours 21 min ago

Friends of the Earth rejects claim it is 'working closely' with controversial trade association, as row sparks host of questions over schools-focused lead generation initiative


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Friends of the Earth distances itself from BPVA Powering Knowledge solar schools campaign

Business Green - 16 hours 55 min ago

NGO says it is not 'working closely' with trade association, despite BPVA's claims to the contrary


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How energy storage can change the power dynamic

Business Green - 16 hours 58 min ago

Stationary battery storage is emerging as ‘phenomenal opportunity’ and a fundamental challenge


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Apple's Lisa Jackson: ‘We are swinging for the fences’

Business Green - 17 hours 9 min ago

Apple's VP of Environmental Initiatives hopes she has inspired home runs, starting with renewable energy


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Coal gets cold shoulder from Denmark and Germany

Business Green - 22 hours 17 min ago

Danish minister says country is looking at ways to ditch coal power within 10 years, while Germany mulls shutting down capacity


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Climate change to be discussed at G20 summit

UNFCC Climate Change Headlines - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 10:14pm
Source: The Sydney Morning Herald - The Abbott government has reluctantly agreed to discuss climate change at the G20 summit in Brisbane, but the G20 group will not make any new commitments to act on emissions.
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IPCC preparing 'most important' document on climate change

UNFCC Climate Change Headlines - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 10:14pm
Source: BBC News - Scientists and officials are meeting in Denmark to edit what's been termed the "most important document" on climate change. The IPCC Synthesis Report will summarise the causes and impacts of - and solutions to - rising temperatures. It will be the bedrock of talks on a new global climate deal.
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Oil guzzling Malta proposes climate change law

UNFCC Climate Change Headlines - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 10:14pm
Source: RTCC - Malta has proposed a new climate law, creating a legal obligation for the country to hit its emission reduction targets.
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How climate change will affect global water scarcity by 2100

UNFCC Climate Change Headlines - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 10:14pm
Source: EurActiv - Global warming will affect the whole of the world's water supplies over the coming century, but it will not affect them equally. Hundreds of millions of people will experience new or aggravated forms of water scarcity by 2100.
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Formula could shed light on global climate change

UNFCC Climate Change Headlines - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 10:14pm
Source: Phys.Org - Wright State University researchers have discovered a formula that accurately predicts the rate at which soil develops from the surface to the underlying rock, a breakthrough that could answer questions about greenhouse gases and has potential applications in agriculture.
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As Climate Changes, Central America Lags on Improving Food Security

UNFCC Climate Change Headlines - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 10:14pm
Source: World Politics Review - While poverty and violence have pushed thousands of Central Americans to take the long and dangerous trek to the United States, the embattled region now faces another challenge: Droughts and torrential rains have all but ruined the harvests of hundreds of thousands of impoverished farmers in Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras and Nicaragua. And even though climate extremes were exacerbated in recent years by temporary weather phenomena, ill-prepared governments and climate change have put food security in the region permanently at risk.
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Banks invest record €66bn in coal sector

UNFCC Climate Change Headlines - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 10:14pm
Source: RTCC - Commercial banks poured record sums of money into coal last year, despite mounting evidence of the climate risks.
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Africa adopts sustainable transport plan

UNFCC Climate Change Headlines - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 10:14pm
Source: RTCC - African countries have moved closer to a cleaner, greener system of cars and public transport after ministers adopted a continent-wide sustainability strategy today.
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Minor EU emission cuts masks underlying apathy on 2C

UNFCC Climate Change Headlines - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 10:14pm
Source: RTCC - Latest GHG data from Brussels shows we have achieved nothing of significance relative to scale of the climate challenge.
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Rio says it will offset 3.6 million tonnes of carbon emissions at 2016 Olympic Games

UNFCC Climate Change Headlines - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 10:14pm
Source: Daily News & Analysis - The Rio 2016 local organizing committee set a target on Thursday to offset the total amount of greenhouse gases estimated to be produced by the world's largest multi-sport event.
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UK unveils first commercial-scale green hydrogen fuelling station

Business Green - Thu, 10/30/2014 - 8:23pm

Consortium launches Swindon facility that boasts first UK hydrogen production and refuelling site to be powered by the sun


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