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MSCI unveils fossil-fuel free indexes

Thu, 10/16/2014 - 7:21am

Company says indexes excluding oil, gas, and coal reserves were launched in response to investor concerns over stranded assets


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Incentives help to nearly double recycling rates

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

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

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

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

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

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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Steelmakers must embrace low carbon shift if they are to secure their future

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

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

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

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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The next big thing in renewables is not renewable – it’s storage

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 7:04pm

The REA this week announced that energy storage is a new strategic priority for the Association - chief executive Dr Nina Skorupska explains why


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Rescue talks continue as Green Deal Finance Company insists it is 'business as usual'

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 7:36am

Company insists deadline to secure the future of Green Deal loan provider has not yet lapsed


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Italy unveils first national mandate for advanced biofuels

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 6:44am

Country declares fuel suppliers must have at least 0.6 per cent of advance biofuel in petrol or diesel, rising to one per cent in 2022


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Ed Davey: We need a climate deal in Brussels next week 'no ifs, no buts'

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 6:31am

UK Energy and Climate Change Secretary issues rallying call for an agreement next week on the EU 2030 Climate and Energy package


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Survey: Most businesses unprepared for environmental 'perfect storm'

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 6:18am

IEMA launches campaign to increase environmental management skills in the workplace


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EU carbon allowance surplus set to double by 2020

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 6:09am

Sandbag research suggests oversupply may hit 4.5 billion allowances, undermining drive to low carbon economy


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Kentish Flats offshore wind farm construction set to kick off next week

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 5:00am

Vattenfall confirms it is on track to complete £165m extension to Kentish Flats


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Fossil fuel companies 'paying lip service' to climate risk

Wed, 10/15/2014 - 12:31am

Carbon Tracker study finds almost all oil, gas and coal companies acknowledge climate change as an issue but very few are integrating it into strategy


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Report: Global clean energy investment jumps 11 per cent

Tue, 10/14/2014 - 7:39pm

Clean Energy Pipeline predicts 2014 will see clean energy investment recovery as third quarter delivers strong showing


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