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'Green economy' can trigger job creation and spur innovation

Europe can create jobs and encourage innovation by using resources much more efficiently, according to a new report from the European Environment Agency (EEA) which describes a range of policies with proven environmental

'Green economy' can trigger job creation and spur innovation
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New research finds cannabis could slow tumour growth in cancer patients
(Mon 14/07)
Scientists at the University of East Anglia have shown how the main psychoactive ingredient in cannabis could reduce tumour growth in cancer patients.... Read more

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Overfishing in the English Channel leads to calls for marine "recovery zones"
(Thu 10/07)
Decades of overfishing in the English Channel has resulted in the removal of many top predators from the sea and left fishermen 'scraping the barrel' for increasing amounts of shellfish to make up their catch.... Read more

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Traffic is public's biggest fear of anaerobic digesters, new research finds
(Thu 10/07)
Traffic is the public’s biggest fear when faced with the prospect of a new anaerobic digester (AD) in their community, national research from communications consultants Remarkable Group has found.... Read more

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Scotland increases amount of heat generated by renewables by 17%
(Mon 30/06)
The amount of heat generated by renewable sources in Scotland grew by 17 per cent during 2013, according to the latest figures from the Energy Saving Trust.... Read more



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'Green economy' can trigger job creation and spur innovation
(Tue 15/07)
Europe can create jobs and encourage innovation by using resources much more efficiently, according to a new report from the European Environment Agency (EEA) which describes a range of policies with proven environmental

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New research finds cannabis could slow tumour growth in cancer patients
(Mon 14/07)
Scientists at the University of East Anglia have shown how the main psychoactive ingredient in cannabis could reduce tumour growth in cancer patients.

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Overfishing in the English Channel leads to calls for marine "recovery zones"
(Thu 10/07)
Decades of overfishing in the English Channel has resulted in the removal of many top predators from the sea and left fishermen 'scraping the barrel' for increasing amounts of shellfish to make up their catch.

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Traffic is public's biggest fear of anaerobic digesters, new research finds
(Thu 10/07)
Traffic is the public’s biggest fear when faced with the prospect of a new anaerobic digester (AD) in their community, national research from communications consultants Remarkable Group has found.

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Scotland increases amount of heat generated by renewables by 17%
(Mon 30/06)
The amount of heat generated by renewable sources in Scotland grew by 17 per cent during 2013, according to the latest figures from the Energy Saving Trust.

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EU 2030 reform should see community power as vital to low carbon economy
(Wed 25/06)
The 2030 climate and energy reform process should integrate support for community power in EU legislation, or Europe’s energy will continue to be dominated by centralised power companies and fossil fuels, according to

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More than a third of energy consumers are planning to install solar panels
(Tue 24/06)
UK energy consumers’ adoption of solar panel installations is projected to rise from 8 percent to 35 percent in the next five years. This is predominantly driven by a desire to become more independent on energy consump

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Study links farm pesticides, pregnancy and two-thirds increased risk of autism
(Mon 23/06)
Pregnant women who lived in close proximity to fields and farms where chemical pesticides were applied experienced a two-thirds increased risk of having a child with autism spectrum disorder or other developmental delay,

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Universities leading the way for Britain's electric vehicle future
(Wed 18/06)
Universities are spearheading the roll-out of electric vehicle ownership, according to new research published today.

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Green transport reports look to get UK's biofuel drive back on track
(Wed 18/06)
The Government’s green transport partnership, the Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership (LowCVP), has today published twin reports which set out how the UK could meet the targets for 2020, defined in the EU’s Renewable Ener

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Survey reveals demand for LPG vehicle fuel reaches new high
(Tue 17/06)
Nearly half of London drivers would consider switching their vehicles to run on LPG Autogas - the cheaper and more environmentally-friendly fuel alternative to petrol and diesel - according to new research out today.

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Glimmer of hope for England's most threatened bird of prey
(Wed 11/06)
England’s most threatened bird of prey has taken a small step back from the brink of extinction.

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Half-term report shows Manchester is falling behind on carbon reduction plans
(Tue 10/06)
The city of Manchester’s ten year carbon reduction plan has fallen behind schedule, according to a new report measuring its progress at the five year, half-way stage.

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Onshore wind study finds economy boost as approval rates hit record low
(Thu 05/06)
Energy Secretary Ed Davey has welcomed a new report promoting the multi-billion pound benefits of the onshore wind energy sector despite official figures showing only 1 in 4 applications now gain official approval.

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Parasites fail to halt European bumblebee invasion of the UK
(Wed 04/06)
A species of bee from Europe that has stronger resistance to parasite infections than native bumblebees has spread across the UK, according to new research at Royal Holloway, University of London.