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Incentives help to nearly double recycling rates

Business Green - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 7:07am

Research from recycling rewards firm Greenredeem suggests incentives more effective at boosting recycling rates, compared with compulsory schemes


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Nuclear fusion breakthrough hailed by Lockheed Martin

Business Green - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 6:21am

Company predicts compact reactors could be ready for commercial use within 10 years


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Paterson's rant at the Climate Change Act will fail to win business (or public) support

Business Green - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 6:08am

As the former Environment Secretary attacks the UK's climate strategy it is important to remember that it remains a howl from the margins of British politics


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Step up to renewable smartphone power

Business Green - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 5:51am

Phone users could charge up their batteries just by walking around


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Owen Paterson's attack on the Climate Change Act - The green economy reacts

Business Green - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 5:12am

"You can almost hear the nation's sigh of relief that he's no longer sitting anywhere near the control room"


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Gas boom from unrestrained fracking linked to emissions rise

Business Green - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 4:11am

New analysis shows abundant gas would cut energy prices but squeeze out renewable energy, and would likely increase overall carbon emissions


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Fighting Climate Change Brings Benefits To The Bottom Line

UNFCC Climate Change Headlines - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 3:14am
Source: Forbes - From A for Apple to Z for Zurich Insurance, companies that are doing most to tackle climate change are also financially outperforming their peers, new research suggests.
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Climate Change Forcing Valuable Fish Stocks North New Study Shows

UNFCC Climate Change Headlines - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 3:14am
Source: Guardian Liberty Voice - A newly published study has produced the most evidence yet that valuable fish species are being forced north and south towards both of the Earth’s poles by climate change and the continuous rising of ocean temperatures. The study predicts that many numbers of fish species will be affected if temperature increases are allowed to continue at current rates and that a large percentage of fish species may disappear from warmer tropical waters as early as 2050.
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Peru's glaciers shrank 40% in 4 decades from climate change

UNFCC Climate Change Headlines - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 3:14am
Source: Daily News & Analysis - Climate change has shrunk Peruvian glaciers by 40% in the past four decades and the melt-off has spawned nearly 1,000 new high-altitude lakes since 1980, Peru's government said on Wednesday.
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As deaths mount in Nepal disasters, questions about climate change raised

UNFCC Climate Change Headlines - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 3:14am
Source: Toronto Star - An avalanche and blizzard struck this week in Nepal killing at least 26 people, including four Canadians, adding fuel to the debate on climate change and extreme weather events.
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Impacts of climate change to now be included in UK's military planning

UNFCC Climate Change Headlines - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 3:14am
Source: Click Green - Energy Secretary Ed Davey has revealed the impacts of climate change will for the first time be integrated in the UK’s next strategic defence and security review.
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Time running out on climate change: John Kerry

UNFCC Climate Change Headlines - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 3:14am
Source: The Sydney Morning Herald - US Secretary of State John Kerry has issued a stark warning about the mounting effects of climate change, from food shortages to devastating droughts, saying time is running out for real action.
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Steelmakers must embrace low carbon shift if they are to secure their future

UNFCC Climate Change Headlines - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 3:14am
Source: Business Green - The EU steel industry's future depends on working with policy-makers to embrace low carbon and energy efficient practices, a new study has concluded.
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Gas boom from unrestrained fracking linked to emissions rise

UNFCC Climate Change Headlines - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 3:14am
Source: The Guardian - An unrestrained global fracking boom that unleashes plentiful and cheap gas will not tackle global warming by replacing coal and cutting carbon emissions, according to a comprehensive analysis that takes into account the impact on the rest of the energy supply.
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Australian agriculture needs to adapt, not simply shift, to meet climate change

UNFCC Climate Change Headlines - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 3:14am
Source: Reuters - Peanuts have moved north, tuna has moved east, wine has moved south. But sooner or later, Australia is going to run out of places to shift agricultural production to avoid the harsh effects of climate change.
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Legal elements in proposed UN climate deal find mixed support

UNFCC Climate Change Headlines - Thu, 10/16/2014 - 3:14am
Source: RTCC - Support for a global agreement on climate change with some legal elements but without an overarching UN treaty appears to be growing among developed countries.
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Steelmakers must embrace low carbon shift if they are to secure their future

Business Green - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 11:50pm

Study suggests more efficient practices will be crucial in attracting investment into the sector


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Ed Davey: Owen Paterson doesn't seem to understand very much about energy policy

Business Green - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 7:06pm

Energy and Climate Change Secretary slams former colleague's "reckless" and "irresponsible" plan to suspend Climate Change Act


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Businesses should be 'forced' to report environmental impacts, says former UN chief

Business Green - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 7:05pm

Failure to quantify economic costs of biodiversity losses are undermining efforts to protect it


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SolarCity offers $200m green bonds

Business Green - Wed, 10/15/2014 - 7:05pm

Scheme allows individuals to earn up to four per cent returns while helping to boost clean energy, company says


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