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UN upbeat for Bonn talks as flow of national climate action plans continues

United Nations in Bonn

UN upbeat for Bonn talks as flow of national climate action plans continues

UN climate secretariat confirms countries accounting for almost 70 per cent of global greenhouse gas emissions have now submitted official climate action plans

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The new Notting Hill Carnival project that could power 80,000 showers

Organisers have teamed up with Veolia to convert non-recyclable waste into electricity

Siemens turbines at RWE npower's Farr wind farm

Report: 'Subsidy free' wind energy contracts offer cheapest route to decarbonisation

New Policy Exchange report warns locking wind farms out of CfD auctions will only increase costs for consumers

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Parched soil by the White Nile in Khartoum Sudan

Wave of studies highlights escalating fears over climate risks

Middle Eastern drought, ocean acidification and European heatwaves all linked to worsening climate change in flurry of new reports out this week

Bio Group AD plant

Anaerobic digestion industry fears 'disastrous' consequences of feed-in tariff review

Industry association ADBA says £100m spending cap could cause an 80 per cent fall in investment across the sector

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Met Office solar scheme

The government can scale back renewables if it wants, but where is its alternative?

The latest attack on the renewables sector in a bid to cut energy bills by £6 is bad enough, the failure to set out an alternative vision is even worst

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The inspiring innovation underway across the UK clean tech sector deserves to be celebrated

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Is Jeremy Corbyn's brand of environmentalism really the radical option?

All of the Labour leadership candidates have promised bolder action on climate change and support for the green economy, but which offers the most compelling vision?


This shameless fracking double standard will do little to build support for shale gas

The government's fracking planning shake-up offends any sense of fair play, like so much of the Conservative shale gas strategy it could prove to be counter-productive

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