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Lake District launches £1million sustainable travel scheme
(Thu 14/05)
A new year-long programme funded with £1 million from the Department for Transport has been launched to maximise the benefits of cleaner, greener travel to Cumbria’s key tourist destinations.

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Scotland to explore cash-for-empty bottles recycling scheme
(Thu 14/05)
A new report investigating the options for a refundable cash deposit for recycling drinks bottles and cans in Scotland has been released today by Zero Waste Scotland.

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Renewable energy generation up 20% as job numbers soar
(Thu 14/05)
The Renewable Energy Association's (REA) annual REview, conducted in partnership with PwC and Innovas, has shown generation of renewable electricity in the UK has increased by a fifth, while jobs in the industry are up

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New national database of UK coastal flooding launched
(Tue 12/05)
Scientists have compiled a new database of coastal flooding in the UK over the last 100 years, which they hope will provide crucial information to help prevent future flooding events.

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Leading university vows to keep investing in fossil fuel companies
(Tue 12/05)
The University of Edinburgh has resisted a campaign to divest its investments in fossil fuel companies.

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Campaign launched to protect under-threat EU nature laws
(Tue 12/05)
A campaign to protect European laws that are crucial for the protection of some of the world’s most important wildlife sites and species has been launched today by a coalition of 100 organisations.

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Football's greenest club teams up with Mitsubishi plug-in hybrid
(Mon 11/05)
England’s greenest football club, Forest Green Rovers, has signed a sponsorship deal with their local Mitsubishi dealership.

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Amber Rudd appointed UK's new Secretary of Energy and Climate Change
(Mon 11/05)
Former junior Climate Change Minister Amber Rudd has been promoted to Energy Secretary following the Conservative’s General Election victory.

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General Election reaction: Re-elected PM now needs to find his "inner husky"
(Fri 08/05)
Green campaigners and industry leaders have given their reaction to the Conservative Party’s shock majority win in the General Election.

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CO2 tax pushes UK energy prices up as German renewables cuts bills
(Thu 07/05)
The price spread between UK and Continental European power prices widened in April as a hike in the UK’s CO2 tax pushed prices up, while record solar power production in Germany saw spot prices fall below €30 per meg

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French wind turbine maker announces opening of UK subsidiary
(Wed 06/05)
Vergnet, a global renewable energy solutions provider and leading manufacturer of medium scale wind turbines, has announced the opening of a UK subsidiary located in Ripley, Derbyshire

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Head of shale gas task force bans anti-fracking advert from UK media
(Wed 06/05)
The influence of the head of the UK’s shale gas task force has been questioned after the advertising watchdog panel he chairs banned an anti-fracking advert.

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Residents to scoop £36m from UK's largest community renewable project
(Wed 06/05)
Construction of the UK’s largest community owned wind farm is to be completed this week and is expected to earn local villages over £36 million across its operational lifetime.

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Groundbreaking system launches for £600m Earth observation market
(Tue 05/05)
Leading sustainability software and data firm Ecometrica has launched a new technology which allows government departments and firms to analyse complex data from satellites without the need for supercomputers for the fir

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Shell loses latest battle to base Arctic drilling operation in Seattle
(Tue 05/05)
The Mayor of Seattle has refused permission to allow oil giant Shell to base its Arctic drilling operation at the city’s port.











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