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  • 25 Apr 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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  • 22 Apr 2014

    ClimateCare: making carbon finance for sustainable development mainstream

    This week, ClimateCare won a Queen's Award for Enterprise in Sustainable Development – the UK's highest accolade for business success. Robert Stevens, head of UK operations at ClimateCare, talks to Louise Bateman, editor of GreenWise, about the award and the company's mission to bring sustainable development and carbon finance into the mainstream.

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  • 31 Mar 2014

    Green Investment Bank takes £241m stake in “critical” UK offshore wind farm

    The £3 billion UK Green Investment Bank (GIB) has made its first investment in a UK offshore wind farm that will be built using giant turbines of the type set to be manufactured on British soil before the end of the decade.

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