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  • 27 Nov 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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  • 25 Nov 2014

    World Bank to prioritise clean energy investment to tackle climate change

    The World Bank will invest heavily in clean energy and only fund coal projects in "circumstances of extreme need" because climate change will undermine efforts to eliminate extreme poverty, says its president Jim Yong Kim.

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  • 24 Nov 2014

    UK smart water saving outfit i2O secures £8m to expand business

    i2O Water, the UK cleantech firm that is helping utilities plug the leaks in their water supply networks, says it has secured a further £8 million to expand the business at home and abroad.

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  • 20 Nov 2014

    UK to donate £720m to UN’s Green Climate Fund

    Britain will face a disaster if it adopts an "isolationist approach" to the environment, the Energy Secretary, Ed Davey, has warned as he announced the UK is to give £720 million to an international fund to help poor countries cope with climate change.

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  • 07 Nov 2014

    £30m third sector fund unlocks “game-changing” lending from Santander bank

    A new multi-million specialist loan fund has secured what is believed to be the biggest commercial lending investment from one of the high street banks for UK charities and social enterprises.

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