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Renewables

Can new technologies help reduce the impact of climate change?

A day after climate change talks ended in deadlock in Bangkok one of the richest men in the world, George Soros pledged US$1 billion as an investment in clean energy technology. Will this make a difference in terms of reducing carbon emissions? Yes, probably…But a further question is: Will the clean energy technology be adopted [...]

Coalition welcome Miliband renewable announcement

The Government today launched its Low Carbon Transition Plan - a route map towards achieving a 34% reduction in UK greenhouse gas emissions by 2020. In response, Ashok Sinha, Director of the Stop Climate Chaos Coalition said

Members of our coalition will welcome this announcement. Ed Miliband must be congratulated for at last offering a step-wise plan to tackling the UK’s carbon emissions.

Renewable energy schemes to get speedier connection

Friends of the Earth today welcomed Ofgem's announement that renewable energy companies would be connected to the Grid more quickly, but said a long-term solution was urgently needed for the UK to meet its renewable energy target and create green jobs

Wind of change at RSPB Rainham Marshes

RSPB Rainham Marshes came a step closer to becoming carbon neutral this week after the charity installed a 15kW wind turbine at the reserve.

Government knocks the wind out of renewables

Two breaking stories this morning neatly illustrate the flawed logic which still lurks at the heart of UK energy policy. First up is that German energy utility RWE's bid to build a new nuclear plant near Kirksanton in Cumbria will mean dismantling an existing wind farm on the site.

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