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MPs say Government must accept ban on bee-harming pesticides

A new report published today by a committee of MPs criticising the lack of effective Government action to protect UK bees from harmful insecticides, and the reliance on pesticide safety tests carried out by chemical firm

MPs say Government must accept ban on bee-harming pesticides
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Climate change increases risk of crop yield slowdown in next 20 years
(Sun 27/07)
The world faces a small but substantially increased risk over the next two decades of a major slowdown in the growth of global crop yields because of climate change, new research finds.... Read more

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Welcome to DECC: New Energy Minister suffers latest Green Deal fiasco
(Fri 25/07)
Newly appointed Energy Minister Amber Rudd has been forced to shut down the Green Deal money back scheme “with immediate effect” after it was overwhelmed by a last-minute dash for cash.... Read more

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Government starts search for long-term nuclear waste site
(Thu 24/07)
The Government has been accused of “bribery and bullying” as it starts its search for a permanent site to store the nation’s radioactive waste.... Read more

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Bioenergy can be worse for the climate than fossil fuels, Government study shows
(Thu 24/07)
A scientific calculator has been developed that investigates the impact on carbon emissions of biomass sourced from North America to produce electricity. The calculator finds that biomass, when sourced responsibly, can b... Read more