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Survey reveals UK public's love of nature and the environment
(Tue 03/03)
New research reveals how important nature is to the British public as increasing numbers say they are willing to pay more for products that are environmentally sustainable.

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UK risks losing out on over £3bn from the remanufacturing economy
(Tue 03/03)
The UK economy could be losing out on over £3 billion by failing to fully embrace the commercial opportunities of the remanufacturing revolution, a new report warns today.

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Not just any solar panel... M&S completes work on UK's largest PV array
(Mon 02/03)
Marks & Spencer has completed the installation of the UK’s largest single roof mounted solar panel array on its East Midlands distribution centre in Castle Donington.

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Shared ownership wind farm to generate huge cash boost for local community
(Mon 02/03)
An ambitious new wind farm project in South Lanarkshire has received £8.13 million in funding and is set to boost the local community.

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Scotland calls on UK Govt to show greater ambition on renewable energy
(Mon 02/03)
Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has called on the UK Government to increase its ambition to develop offshore wind.

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Nick Clegg details £114m boost for cycling in UK's major cities
(Mon 02/03)
Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has outlined how a £114 million investment in cycling will be divided up between 8 major UK cities.

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Government rejects MPs' calls for public inquiry on air pollution
(Mon 02/03)
The Government has rejected MPs’ calls for a public inquiry to investigate the lethal impacts of air pollution and has ruled out the suggestion of rebalancing taxes on diesel vehicles to reduce harmful emissions.

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Treasury tops the Whitehall league on sustainable timber
(Fri 27/02)
The Treasury has topped the list of Central Government departments following mandatory guidelines set out to ensure the Government avoids supporting the trade in illegal and unsustainable logging, a WWF report has found.

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Scotland invests £2.5m to reduce public-sector vehicle emissions
(Fri 27/02)
Harmful emissions from Scotland’s public sector fleets will be further reduced thanks to a £2.5 million Scottish Government investment announced today by the Minister for Transport and Islands Derek Mackay.

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From stone age to the solar age for famous Portland Quarry
(Fri 27/02)
Plans have been released to turn a section of the famous Portland Quarry, which produced the stone to build London landmarks like Buckingham Palace and St Paul’s Cathedral, into a solar farm.

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UK to invest £43m to support roll-out of ultra low emission vehicles
(Thu 26/02)
A wave of EV chargepoints to support the fast-growing popularity of plug-in vehicles will be installed across the UK after the Government today set out £32 million of infrastructure support up to 2020.

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Car park to catwalk as recycled auto parts create fashion collection
(Thu 26/02)
Car seat covers used in new Ford cars have received a glamorous new lease of life after being recycled for a unique fashion collection.

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New standard helps businesses identify key environmental impacts
(Thu 26/02)
BSI, the business standards company, has recently published a new standard to help businesses become more aware of how biodiversity issues can affect their environmental impact.

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Mixed reaction to UK's new CfD auction for renewable energy
(Thu 26/02)
The Government today announced which technologies and companies have won low carbon energy contracts in the new ‘Contracts for Difference’ auction for renewable energy.

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'Back to the Future' engine wins share of £25m green tech funding
(Wed 25/02)
A supercharged biogas engine that uses a concept similar to the technology featured in ‘80s classic movie Back to the Future has been selected to share £24.5 million of Government funding aimed at supporting “game-c











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