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UK invests £11m to get hydrogen cars on the road

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 6:52am

Funding will encourage uptake of fuel cell vehicles in public fleets and establish network of refuelling stations


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Confidence in UK's energy efficiency market gathers pace

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 6:19am

New report backed by Green Investment Bank shows growing demand for energy saving measures from offices, schools and public buildings


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US fuel economy hits record levels in 2013

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 6:01am

EPA says car makers' rapid adoption of more efficient technology has seen five mpg improvement since 2004


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KfW eyes US market with $2.5bn green bond issue

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 4:34am

German state bank issues one of largest ever green bonds as market continues to accelerate


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Lego ends Shell partnership following Greenpeace campaign

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 4:18am

Toymaker will not renew current multimillion pound deal, that sees Shell-branded Lego sets sold at petrol stations, following a viral video against Arctic drilling by the green group


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Crossing the great nuclear divide

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 1:38am

Avowed nuclear power supporter Kirsty Gogan wades into the recent row over Friends of the Earth's stance towards the technology and argues a shift is now needed


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Low carbon economy would save 'trillions' for smarter investment, study finds

Thu, 10/09/2014 - 12:05am

Green energy and transport would benefit, not burden economy, freeing up capital to channel towards economic growth, says Climate Policy Institute


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Kingspan touts £5bn solar power savings for UK businesses

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 7:40pm

New study identifies potential for corporates to cut energy bills with solar PV


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Glasgow University to ditch £18m fossil fuel investments

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 7:05pm

University announces measure as part of effort to combat climate change, becoming first UK academic institution to commit


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Energy efficiency in buildings under threat from poor data

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 7:00pm

Study finds low take-up of Energy Performance Certificates crucial for efficiency investments is holding back real world savings


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Hinkley nuclear reactor will be 'most expensive power plant ever built'

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 11:12am

Renewable energy industry insiders criticise EU state aid approval for UK plant, saying the deal could finance 7GW of wind energy capacity


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Clegg's 'green crap' jibe at Cameron draws mixed reaction

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 10:55am

Lib Dem leaders talks up party's environmental record, insisting 'It's not green crap to us'


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Global energy efficiency market worth $310bn and growing, IEA says

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 6:31am

Report finds efficiency investments over the past 40 years have shed the equivalent of Europe's entire annual energy demand


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Updated: Hinkley nuclear plant gets EU state aid approval

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 6:19am

European Commission backs UK government's bid to finance EDF's project in Somerset, confirming total cost of £34bn


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US east coast cities face frequent flooding due to climate change

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 4:57am

From Miami to Washington DC, towns and cities on America’s east coast could see triple the number of tidal floods by 2030 as sea levels rise, say researchers


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Ocean acidification to cost global economy $1tr by 2100

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 4:41am

UN study says raised CO2 levels are increasing acidity, leading to the breakdown of essential natural processes


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Can crowdfunding power the UK's deep geothermal industry?

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 1:10am

Geothermal Engineering reveals plans to install 10 small wells across the UK to provide renewable heat to communities and housing projects


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Friends of the Earth calls for EU rethink on renewables state aid guidance

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 1:05am

EXCLUSIVE: NGO warns 'under the radar' change to EU rules designed to boost competition in the clean energy market could have the opposite effect


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Can Britain ever embrace building in its back yard?

Wed, 10/08/2014 - 12:52am

Simon Moore wonders if the UK can find a way to overcome its energy infrastructure planning woes


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EU backs down from labelling tar sands as polluting

Tue, 10/07/2014 - 7:05pm

Campaign groups blame industry lobbying as Commission proposes less taxing regime for carbon-intense fuel


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