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  • 28 Jan 2015

    UK and world can avoid dangerous climate change and still live well, new analysis shows

    The world can enjoy higher standards of living and more travel, while drastically cutting emissions to avoid dangerous climate change – but only with sweeping changes to our infrastructure, the natural world and agriculture, a new analysis has found.

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  • 26 Jan 2015

    Mayor of London’s Office launches ‘smart cities’ competition

    The Mayor of London’s Office is today calling on entrepreneurs and innovative businesses to enter a 'smart cities’ competition that could see their ideas adopted by major regeneration projects across the capital.

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  • 23 Jan 2015

    Residential solar PV sees first ‘growth-triggered’ Feed-in Tariff reduction

    Feed-in tariff (FiT) rates for solar PV systems under 10 kilowatt (kw) in size will 'degress’ by 3.5 per cent from April 2015 thanks to capacity deployed in the last quarter of 2014 exceeding 100 megawatt (MW) for the first time.

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  • 22 Jan 2015

    Ecotricity and Good Energy ranked UK's best energy suppliers in Which? survey

    Small energy companies have beaten the big six on customer service ratings for the fourth year in a row, according to consumer body Which?

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  • 19 Jan 2015

    Oxfam: rising inequality is "dangerous" and unstainable

    Billionaires and politicians gathering in Switzerland this week will come under pressure to tackle rising inequality after a study found that – on current trends – by next year, one per cent of the world’s population will own more wealth than the other 99 per cent.

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  • 19 Jan 2015

    Oxfam: rising inequality is "dangerous" and unsustainable

    Billionaires and politicians gathering in Switzerland this week will come under pressure to tackle rising inequality after a study found that – on current trends – by next year, one per cent of the world’s population will own more wealth than the other 99 per cent.

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  • 14 Jan 2015

    Biomass boilers up to 20 per cent less efficient than expected, DECC study finds

    Billions of pounds of public money is to be spent supporting 'green’ boilers, despite evidence from the Government’s own experts and industry that they will do little to help the UK meet its clean energy targets.

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  • 12 Jan 2015

    One or more major oil companies will abandon fossil fuels, predicts Jeremy Leggett

    The oil price crash coupled with growing concerns about global warming will encourage at least one of the major oil companies to turn its back on fossil fuels in the near future, predicts an award-winning scientist and former industry adviser.

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  • 08 Jan 2015

    Climate change: report identifies for the first time unburnable fossil fuel reserves

    Vast amounts of oil in the Middle East, coal in the US, Australia and China and many other fossil fuel reserves will have to be left in the ground to prevent dangerous climate change, according to the first analysis to identify which existing reserves cannot be burned.

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  • 06 Jan 2015

    Record hot weather in 2014 is "clear evidence" of climate change, experts say

    Figures released yesterday by the Met Office reveal that 2014 was the UK’s hottest since records began.

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