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Poll reveals two-thirds of local residents want halt on fracking

The overwhelming majority of people in Lancashire want a moratorium on fracking until more research is available on the impacts of the controversial industry, with many shale sceptics poised to reflect their opposition a

Poll reveals two-thirds of local residents want halt on fracking
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High heating bills force consumers to rethink Christmas spending
(Wed 26/11)
High and unpredictable energy costs will force almost a quarter of the UK population to change their spending habits this Christmas, according to research. ... Read more

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World Bank warns effects of global warming are now unavoidable
(Mon 24/11)
As the planet continues to warm, heat-waves and other extreme weather events that today occur once in hundreds of years, if ever, will become the “new climate normal,” creating a world of increased risks and instabil... Read more

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Global finance to tackle climate change falls for second year
(Fri 21/11)
Global investment in action to tackle the threat of climate change fell for the second year in a row from US$359 billion in 2012 to $331 billion in 2013, according to new analysis. ... Read more

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Re-use and repair hubs can boost Scotland's sustainable economy
(Fri 21/11)
Businesses, third sector groups and local authorities collaborating to form ‘re-use and repair hubs’ could transform the scale and economic clout of re-use organisations in Scotland, a new report released by Zero Was... Read more



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Poll reveals two-thirds of local residents want halt on fracking
(Thu 27/11)
The overwhelming majority of people in Lancashire want a moratorium on fracking until more research is available on the impacts of the controversial industry, with many shale sceptics poised to reflect their opposition a

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High heating bills force consumers to rethink Christmas spending
(Wed 26/11)
High and unpredictable energy costs will force almost a quarter of the UK population to change their spending habits this Christmas, according to research.

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World Bank warns effects of global warming are now unavoidable
(Mon 24/11)
As the planet continues to warm, heat-waves and other extreme weather events that today occur once in hundreds of years, if ever, will become the “new climate normal,” creating a world of increased risks and instabil

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Global finance to tackle climate change falls for second year
(Fri 21/11)
Global investment in action to tackle the threat of climate change fell for the second year in a row from US$359 billion in 2012 to $331 billion in 2013, according to new analysis.

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Re-use and repair hubs can boost Scotland's sustainable economy
(Fri 21/11)
Businesses, third sector groups and local authorities collaborating to form ‘re-use and repair hubs’ could transform the scale and economic clout of re-use organisations in Scotland, a new report released by Zero Was

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Dwindling resources will lead to a future of "involuntary simplicity"
(Thu 20/11)
Some time this century, the era of cheap and abundant energy will end, and Western industrial civilization will likely begin a long, slow descent toward a resource-limited future characterized by "involuntary simplicity

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IEA lays out five key actions to achieve a low-carbon energy sector
(Thu 20/11)
The International Energy Agency (IEA) today laid out five actions needed to achieve a low-carbon energy sector, and proposed concrete options for their implementation in the international climate negotiations to be held

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UK solar power to be cheaper than gas within just FOUR years
(Wed 19/11)
The Solar Trade Association (STA) has published new analysis showing that the cost of generating electricity from a typical 10MW solar farm in the UK is set to fall faster than official forecasts over the next 15 years.

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China can tackle emissions without harming economy, study finds
(Fri 14/11)
China can achieve economic development, energy security and reduce pollution at the same time, according to a major new study conducted by Tsinghua University.

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Looking back to the future reveals a chilling scenario of climate change
(Thu 13/11)
By 2060 social security systems across the world may function almost entirely to cope with natural disasters and emergencies as future generations are left to tackle droughts, floods and crop failures, according to a new

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New study changes scientific understanding of climate change
(Mon 10/11)
The scientific community’s conceptual understanding of carbon dioxide wrapping the planet in a blanket that traps more heat is inaccurate, according to a new study.

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New study warns of "no quick fix" to tackle future global warming
(Tue 04/11)
Tackling carbon dioxide emissions is key in the battle against future climate change and not short-term measures, according to a new study.

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Renewables better than fracking in slashing US emissions
(Mon 20/10)
Wind power, not shale gas, was the biggest single cause of the fall in US carbon emissions from coal use, according to new Greenpeace analysis published today.

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Extreme weather triggers political action to combat climate change
(Wed 15/10)
Adapting to climate change has reached the political agenda in most European countries, according to the most comprehensive analysis of adaptation in Europe published to date.

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Tests of "natural" labelled food reveal substantial levels of GMOs
(Tue 07/10)
A wide variety of packaged food that carry the label “natural” on US supermarket shelves were found to contain substantial amounts of genetically modified organisms (GMO), according to product testing organisation Co