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Prince of Wales urges UK business leaders to tackle forest destruction
(Wed 03/12)
HRH The Prince of Wales, as President of WWF-UK, chaired a meeting of UK business leaders at WWF’s Forest Business Forum to explore ways to ensure that the UK market in wood-based products can help protect the worlds

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Sustainable aviation fuel can cut airline emissions by a quarter by 2050
(Tue 02/12)
A coalition of the UK’s airlines, airports, manufacturers and air navigation service provider NATS, has launched its latest industry road map, which considers the opportunities for sustainable aviation fuels.

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World's first tidal lagoon now included on UK's priority infrastructure list
(Tue 02/12)
The Swansea Tidal Lagoon has been included on the UK’s National Infrastructure Plan, which sets out the Government’s priority engineering projects for the future.

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Alliance delivers 6-point green manifesto ahead of next year's General Election
(Tue 02/12)
An influential alliance of leading businesses, NGOs, industry association and cross-party politicians have called for visionary leadership from the next Parliament to tackle a range of environmental challenges and help b

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Building society helps save cash and carbon with energy contest
(Mon 01/12)
Building society Nationwide has revealed incredible results from a competition across branches to see which could save the most energy.

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London to explore car-free Sundays to help tackle air pollution crisis
(Sun 30/11)
London Mayor Boris Johnson says he will explore plans to introduce car-free Sundays to central parts of the capital as the Government’s scientific advisers are reportedly set to warn air pollution could now be responsi

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Green gas plant wins best renewable energy scheme award
(Sun 30/11)
The UK’s first commercial gas-to-grid biomethane plant – run by Wessex Water subsidiary GENeco at Avonmouth – won the coveted title of Best Renewable Energy Scheme at the South West Green Energy Awards.

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Developers of world's first tidal array award contract to Shetland company
(Sun 30/11)
A Shetland company will manufacture blades for a bank of tidal turbines that will power 300 homes, Scotland’s Deputy First Minister John Swinney announced today.

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Green Deal chief pockets over £450k as taxpayers' millions rescue his firm
(Sun 30/11)
The chief executive of the Green Deal Finance Company pocketed over £450,000 in the space of just 18 month as his troubled company was this week offered a funding lifeline with £34m of taxpayers’ cash.

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Medical students to be taught how to cope with impacts of climate change
(Fri 28/11)
Student doctors are being taught how to deal with the new challenges posed by climate change as researchers at the University of East Anglia (UEA) reveal the need for a greater focus on sustainable healthcare.

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Cutting edge low carbon energy projects get £5 million funding boost
(Thu 27/11)
Companies developing cutting edge low carbon energy projects in generation, efficiency and storage - such as capturing carbon emissions or turning buildings into power stations - have the chance to bid for an extra £5 m

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Green Investment Bank invests £240m in UK's offshore wind sector
(Thu 27/11)
The UK Green Investment Bank (GIB) has announced a £240m investment in the UK’s offshore wind sector with the purchase of a stake in one of the country’s largest wind farms.

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Renewables overtakes nuclear to become largest source of energy in Scotland
(Thu 27/11)
Renewable energy has reached a historic milestone after new figures revealed it has now outstripped nuclear to become Scotland’s main source of power.

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Scotland delivers funding to community green energy projects
(Wed 26/11)
Seventeen local energy projects from across Scotland have been awarded funding to support the development of green energy schemes, Energy Minister Fergus Ewing announced today.

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Investment offer for one of UK's largest community-owned solar projects
(Wed 26/11)
Wiltshire Wildlife Community Energy (WWCE) is inviting people to invest in a community share offer that aims to raise £2.7m to help fund the building of Braydon Manor Farm Solar Array, near Swindon.











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