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Wind energy to supply more than 12% of Europe's electricity supply

The cumulative capacity of wind energy connected to the EU grid reached 129GW last year, matching 8% of European electricity demand, the equivalent to the combined annual consumption of Belgium, the Netherlands, Greece a

Wind energy to supply more than 12% of Europe's electricity supply
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Natural gas boom is NOT responsible for drop in CO2 emissions
(Tue 21/07)
The 11 percent decrease in climate change-causing carbon dioxide emissions in the US during the six years up to 2013 was caused by the global financial recession - not the switch to natural gas, new research shows.... Read more

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Soil Association launches attack on "runaway" demand for AD energy crop
(Mon 20/07)
The Soil Association has released a new report exposing shocking evidence that this crop is threatening the future of farming and food security in the UK.... Read more

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US on "path to a clean energy future" as power sector reduces emissions
(Wed 15/07)
The most comprehensive analysis to date on US power plant air pollution emissions shows that most of the nation’s largest energy utilities have seen significant reductions in global warming pollution in recent years.... Read more

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Over £1m-a-day now invested in independent renewable energy projects
(Wed 15/07)
More than £400m - over £1.1m a day - was invested in independent renewable energy generation projects by businesses, farmers, landowners and communities last year.... Read more



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Wind energy to supply more than 12% of Europe's electricity supply
(Fri 24/07)
The cumulative capacity of wind energy connected to the EU grid reached 129GW last year, matching 8% of European electricity demand, the equivalent to the combined annual consumption of Belgium, the Netherlands, Greece a

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Natural gas boom is NOT responsible for drop in CO2 emissions
(Tue 21/07)
The 11 percent decrease in climate change-causing carbon dioxide emissions in the US during the six years up to 2013 was caused by the global financial recession - not the switch to natural gas, new research shows.

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Soil Association launches attack on "runaway" demand for AD energy crop
(Mon 20/07)
The Soil Association has released a new report exposing shocking evidence that this crop is threatening the future of farming and food security in the UK.

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US on "path to a clean energy future" as power sector reduces emissions
(Wed 15/07)
The most comprehensive analysis to date on US power plant air pollution emissions shows that most of the nation’s largest energy utilities have seen significant reductions in global warming pollution in recent years.

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Over £1m-a-day now invested in independent renewable energy projects
(Wed 15/07)
More than £400m - over £1.1m a day - was invested in independent renewable energy generation projects by businesses, farmers, landowners and communities last year.

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Death toll from natural disasters rises around the world, report reveals
(Tue 14/07)
The death count from a series of natural disasters, including heatwaves, storms and earthquakes, has risen during the first half of 2015, according to the world's largest reinsurance company Munich Re.

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Foreign Office study releases climate change risk assessment
(Mon 13/07)
An international group of scientists, energy policy analysts, and experts in risk from finance and the military have released a new independent assessment of the risks of climate change, designed to support political lea

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Young Scots champion low carbon lifestyles to combat climate change
(Thu 09/07)
Over half of young Scots believe that Scotland has a duty to combat climate change regardless of what other nations are doing, and nine out of ten believe damage to the environment can be halted through changes to everyd

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Community energy groups can break the 'Big 6' stranglehold
(Wed 01/07)
Local communities could break the domination of the big six energy companies by generating their own power and supplying it back to local people, according to a new report published today.

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1 in 8 UK residents admit to illegal fly-tipping, survey reveals
(Thu 25/06)
One in eight (13%) UK residents admit to illegally dumping their unwanted waste, according to new research by Furniture Choice.

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Community renewables reaches record-high levels in Scotland
(Tue 23/06)
Community and locally owned energy capacity in Scotland could generate enough electricity to power approximately 100,000 domestic households, Energy Minister Fergus Ewing announced at the Scottish Renewables' Onshore Wi

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'Green Quantitative Easing' can support switch to a sustainable economy
(Wed 17/06)
‘Green money’ can help Europe move towards a sustainable economy, according to a new report published today.

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Circular economy is vital in climate change fight, report finds
(Mon 15/06)
Making things last instead of throwing them away could make a drastic difference in the fight against climate change, according to a world-leading new Scottish report.

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US taxpayers face paying coal industry's $3 billion clean-up bill
(Wed 10/06)
A new $3 billion threat to taxpayers is emerging in the form of self-insured coal companies potentially walking away from reclamation obligations, leaving the public bearing the cost burden for restoring large swaths of

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Leaky pipes allow contaminants into drinking water system, study finds
(Mon 08/06)
A new study by the University of Sheffield is the first to prove conclusively that contaminants can seep into water pipes through leaks and be transported through the pipe network to the drinking tap.