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  • 30 Oct 2014

    Green Party ahead of Lib Dems in YouGov poll

    The Green Party are ahead of the Liberal Democrats for the first time in a YouGov poll.

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  • 28 Oct 2014

    Ed Davey: EU 2030 pact "historic moment" towards climate deal

    A minimum 40 per cent plunge in Europe’s CO2 emissions by 2030 agreed by EU leaders last week was a "historic moment" on the road to a global climate deal, enabled by a new British relationship with Poland, the energy minister Ed Davey has told the Guardian.

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  • 27 Oct 2014

    Ecotricity's Searaser passes first wave tank test

    A novel wave power device backed by green energy company Ecotricity has successfully completed first stage testing, it was announced today.

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  • 24 Oct 2014

    EU leaders agree 40 per cent emissions cuts by 2030

    European leaders have struck a broad climate change pact obliging the EU as a whole to cut greenhouse gases by at least 40 per cent by 2030.

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  • 24 Oct 2014

    EU leaders agree 40 per cent emissions cuts by 2030

    European leaders have struck a broad climate change pact obliging the EU as a whole to cut greenhouse gases by at least 40 per cent by 2030.

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  • 24 Oct 2014

    EU leaders set to agree 40 per cent emissions cuts by 2030

    European leaders were expected to strike a broad climate change pact obliging the EU as a whole to cut greenhouse gases by at least 40 per cent by 2030.

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  • 23 Oct 2014

    6.1MW solar array to power M&S Castle Donington warehouse

    One of the UK’s largest solar rooftop installations is being built at a giant Marks & Spencer (M&S) distribution centre in the East Midlands, it was announced today.

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  • 21 Oct 2014

    MPs should pull pension fund out of fossil fuels, says Caroline Lucas

    MPs should follow in the footsteps of the Rockeller family, Glasgow University and churches around the world by pulling their pension fund investments out of fossil fuels, according to Caroline Lucas.

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  • 20 Oct 2014

    Scottish retailers start charging for carrier bags

    Scotland is joining Wales and Northern Ireland in charging shoppers for carrier bags , in an attempt to encourage sustainable behaviour among shoppers.

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  • 17 Oct 2014

    'Toxic triangle' trapping us into a warming world, Oxfam warns

    Political inertia, financial short-termism and vested fossil fuel interests have formed a "toxic triangle" that threatens to push up global temperatures, putting 400 million people at risk of hunger and drought by 2060, Oxfam said on Friday, a week before a European Union summit to finalise a new climate and energy policy framework.

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