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Lord Mayor blazes a trail with electric 'limousine'

Business Green - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 8:05pm

Lord Mayor of Newcastle-upon-Tyne takes delivery of all-electric Nissan Leaf, making George Pattison the first mayor in the UK to switch to an electric car


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Alevo exits stealth mode to charge up energy storage market

Business Green - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 8:05pm

After 10 years development and $1bn raised, US start-up is to start producing non-flammable, long life batteries that cut grid emissions and boost green energy


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Fresh reports reveal how solar and wind are closing in on grid parity

Business Green - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 8:05pm

Rooftop solar set to be as cheap as grid energy in all 50 US states by 2016, while forecasts for huge wind energy growth raise prospects of falling costs


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California RIce Offsets Protocol

EDF publications - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 5:24pm
Document Type: Fact SheetDate: October 27, 2014California Air Resources Board Rice Cultivation Projects Compliance Offsets Protocol
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Cameron hails EU climate agreement as end to green energy 'diktats'

Business Green - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 1:09pm

But Green MP Caroline Lucas says lack of binding energy savings target is bad for consumers and businesses


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AGU poster

EDF publications - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 10:21am
Document Type: Fact SheetDate: October 27, 2014Greenhouse gas emissions from rice, peanut and millet farms in peninsular India: Effects of water and nitrogen management
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Asia Pulp and Paper reveals how zero deforestation became a reality

Business Green - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 7:25am

Aida Greenbury of Asia Pulp and Paper explains how bottom line performance and sustainable forests can be combined to help deliver 'a green economy for Indonesia'


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Ofgem announces £1.1bn funding plan for Scottish renewables transmission link

Business Green - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 7:24am

New subsea cable under the Moray Firth aims to connect 1.2GW of renewables capacity to the grid


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M&S recyclable PaperTies to replace plastic and wire clips

Business Green - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 7:05am

Packaging innovation for toys is easier to open and can be put in kerbside paper recycling bins, retailer says


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Ecotricity dips its toe into marine energy with innovative Searaser device

Business Green - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 6:36am

Prototype of company's British-designed Searaser device set to be tested offshore next year


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Adam Smith Institute anti-wind farm report 'smacks of desperation", says RenewableUK

Business Green - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 6:33am

Wind farm industry says latest report ignores crucial facts about benefits of clean technology source


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BusinessGreen Zero Deforestation Hub

Business Green - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 5:25am

News and analysis exploring the challenges businesses face as they seek to tackle global deforestation


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Global warming has doubled risk of harsh winters in Eurasia, research finds

UNFCC Climate Change Headlines - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 4:14am
Source: The Guardian - The risk of severe winters in Europe and northern Asia has been doubled by global warming, according to new research. The counter-intuitive finding is the result of climate change melting the Arctic ice cap and causing new wind patterns that push freezing air and snow southwards.
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UN climate change draft sees risks of irreversible damage

UNFCC Climate Change Headlines - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 4:14am
Source: Reuters - Climate change may have "serious, pervasive and irreversible" impacts on human society and nature, according to a draft U.N. report due for approval this week that says governments still have time to avert the worst.
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Workable global accord on climate needed as Bonn talks deliver little

UNFCC Climate Change Headlines - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 4:14am
Source: The Irish Times - The world’s governments are running out of time to conclude an effective international agreement on climate change by the end of next year, following a relatively fruitless round of UN-sponsored talks in Bonn last week.
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Deep rifts remain at UN talks on global climate pact

UNFCC Climate Change Headlines - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 4:14am
Source: Yahoo News - With a 2015 deadline looming large for a global pact on curbing climate change, six days of UN talks closed in Bonn on Saturday with delegates and observers deflated over a lack of progress.
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No concrete result reached in UN climate talks in Bonn

UNFCC Climate Change Headlines - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 4:14am
Source: Daily Times - The third round of United Nations’ 2014 climate talks wrapped up in Bonn, Germany, on Saturday, reaching no concrete result and leaving heavy workload to climate conference in Lima, Peru, in December.
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Ministry of new and renewable energy seeks loan from KfW to promote solar project

UNFCC Climate Change Headlines - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 4:14am
Source: The Economic Times - The ministry of new and renewable energy (MNRE) wants the government to back a 1-billion loan (aboutRs 7,750 crore) sought from German bank KfW to promote rooftop solar systems across the country.
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Get Ready, Get Set, Go: Offshore Wind in the USA

UNFCC Climate Change Headlines - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 4:14am
Source: Energy Collective - Everybody, hold onto your hats. The moment we have been waiting for may have finally arrived – or, well, it’s not very far off. American offshore wind is on the horizon, figuratively and literally, and approaching fast.
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The Solar Energy Revolution Everyone’s Ignoring… Is In Bangladesh

UNFCC Climate Change Headlines - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 4:14am
Source: CleanTechnica - We put a lot of cyber ink into the German, Australian, US, Chinese, Indian, Chilean, and Japanese solar energy revolutions. However, I think the Bangladeshi solar revolution is one we don’t write about enough. One of the biggest reasons for that is probably that it doesn’t compare to the others on a total capacity basis. However, that doesn’t mean the market isn’t huge.
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