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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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São Paulo running out of water as rain-making Amazon vanishes

UNFCC Climate Change Headlines - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 4:14am
Source: Reuters - South America’s biggest and wealthiest city may run out of water by mid-November if it doesn’t rain soon.
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Climate change: Carbon trading edges closer as UN brokers deal

UNFCC Climate Change Headlines - Mon, 10/27/2014 - 4:14am
Source: eco-business.com - The world is on the brink of enlisting market forces in the fight against climate change on a truly global scale for the first time, United Nations officials have claimed. After years of opposition, hundreds of the world’s major companies and investment firms – including several oil giants – have agreed that there should be a charge for the damage done to the planet by greenhouse gases.
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Tesla jets into Scotland with Edinburgh Airport supercharger

Business Green - Sun, 10/26/2014 - 8:38pm

Company intends to build service station in the Scottish capital next year to support rollout of Model S electric sedan


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RB hits zero waste to landfill mark in Europe and North America

Business Green - Sun, 10/26/2014 - 8:25pm

Over 60 per cent of health and hygiene company's factories across the globe now achieving zero manufacturing waste to landfill


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Green Investment Bank eyes first profits as it celebrates second birthday

Business Green - Sun, 10/26/2014 - 8:16pm

GIB chief executive Shaun Kingsbury reveals future for Treasury-backed bank includes 'crowding in private finance'


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Offshore wind industry must 'get some deals done', says Green Investment Bank chief

Business Green - Sun, 10/26/2014 - 8:13pm

Shaun Kingsbury says offshore wind industry needs to build momentum following turbulent year


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The paradox of lower gas prices and low carbon subsidies

Business Green - Sun, 10/26/2014 - 8:05pm

Ovo Energy's Guy Newey casts an eye over the complex implications for clean energy policy that arise from the recent fall in gas prices


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Halloween horror of pumpkin waste 'must be slayed'

Business Green - Sun, 10/26/2014 - 8:05pm

Research suggests 18,000 tonnes of pumpkin waste is dumped in landfill after the candles have burned out


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