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  • 28 Jul 2014

    Global church group divests from fossil fuels

    An umbrella group of churches, which represents over half a billion Christians worldwide, has decided to pull its investments out of fossil fuel companies.

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  • 18 Jul 2014

    George Osborne set to announce £140m for flood defences in Budget

    George Osborne is set to announce £140 million of new funding for repairing and improving flood defences in his Budget statement on Wednesday, following the savage series of storms that buffeted England and Wales during the wettest winter for at least 250 years.

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  • 18 Jul 2014

    New green innovation fund targets farmers

    A new fund has launched for agricultural innovation that aims to put money in the hands of businesses with green fingers.

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  • 17 Jul 2014

    Three-quarters of businesses want to see energy security made a top priority, CBI poll reveals

    Three quarters of UK businesses and households are worried enough about energy security to rate security of supply as a "crucial energy objective of the UK", according to a survey published today by the leading business group the CBI.

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  • 16 Jul 2014

    Tidal lagoons pose "enormous" benefit to UK economy, report finds

    Six tidal lagoons could contribute as much as £27 billion over a 12 year period to the UK GDP, a new economic study has found.

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  • 08 Jul 2014

    Yorkshire carbon capture and storage project wins EU funding

    Drax, the operator of Britain's biggest power station, has secured up to €300 million (£238 million) of European Union funding to build a power plant whose carbon dioxide emissions will be trapped and buried deep beneath the North Sea.

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