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Scotland calls on world leaders to make 2012 the "year of climate justice"
(Mon 02/01)
Scotland's First Minister Alex Salmond has urged world leaders to make 2012 a 'year of climate justice' ahead of a major United Nations conference on sustainable development in June.

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Higher Feed-in Tariff rate now likely to remain until April
(Wed 28/12)
One of the main architects of the Government's court defeat of the Feed-in Tariff cut last week believes the higher rate for solar PV may now last until the original April deadline.

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Twitter war of words erupts after Government's Feed-in Tariff court defeat
(Thu 22/12)
A war of words has erupted between Government Ministers and Opposition leaders following a High Court ruling that cuts to the Feed-in Tariff were unlawful.

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Co-ops call for premium Feed-in Tariff for community energy projects
(Wed 21/12)
The Government has been urged to introduce a premium rate under the Feed-in Tariff scheme for community renewable energy schemes.

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Decks the halls with boughs of holly... but leave some for wildlife
(Sun 18/12)
It’s an age-old tradition – using fresh holly branches to adorn your table and give your home a festive look – but conservationists are warning that using too much could leave wildlife out in the cold this winter.

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Renewable energy chief champions the case for wind power
(Thu 15/12)
Rick Eggleston, managing director of REpower UK, here champions the case for the UK wind energy industry and delivers his vision for the future of the market

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Scientists say Durban deal is inadequate and call for raise in ambitions
(Wed 14/12)
Four of the world’s leading research institutes on global sustainability have released a statement calling on world leaders to “adopt a new mindset to listen to the voice of science and knowledge and address the unav

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APP calls on WWF for "facts not fiction" about forest protection
(Tue 13/12)
Asia Pulp & Paper Group (APP) has called on WWF International to disassociate itself from an upcoming report by NGO Eyes on the Forest (EOF) which it claims contains “clearly false” allegations regarding the company

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Measuring carbon emissions: How can business really be accurate?
(Fri 09/12)
Guy Ruddock, Vice President for design, delivery and operations at Colt Data Centre Services discusses the impact of the Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC) Energy Efficiency Scheme league tables:

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Europe calls for end to US-China "ping-pong blame game" on climate change
(Wed 07/12)
The European Parliament is calling for a binding global deal on climate change to be agreed by 2015 and an end to the "ping pong blame game" between the US and China.

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Stuttering start for UK's Renewable Heat Incentive following solar PV fiasco
(Wed 07/12)
An effective launch of the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) has been thwarted because the Government fears a repeat of the chaos surrounding solar Feed in Tariffs, the UK’s largest supplier and installer of renewable ene

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New UK climate finance package will add to developing nations' debt
(Tue 06/12)
A new climate change finance package, announced today by Climate Change Secretary Chris Huhne, will push up developing countries’ debt, say campaigners from the World Development Movement.

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BBC accused of "media hype" over Iceland volcano Katla eruption
(Mon 05/12)
The BBC has been accused of exaggerating the global knock-on effect from the increasing risk of a volcanic eruption of Iceland's Katla.

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European Bank attacked over its funding policy for climate change
(Thu 01/12)
The European Investment Bank has been criticised for its role in carbon trading as a new report claims it distracts attention from real EU climate action.

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Is Thorium the energy solution the world has been waiting for?
(Tue 29/11)
Thorium is a naturally-occurring, radioactive, and amazingly abundant metal that was discovered in 1828 by Swedish chemist, Jons Jakob Berzelius. The mineral, named after the Norse god of thunder, has languished in relat











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