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Seven green Tories standing down from Parliament


Seven green Tories standing down from Parliament

Will the departure of so many environmental champions herald a lurch to the right for the Conservatives?

Kerbside recycling photo courtesy of Veolia

UK's biggest plastic milk bottle recycler on brink of collapse

Chairman of Closed Loop Recycling admits company is nearing administration as it feels dual effects of oil price drop and supermarket price war

The outlook is bright for the Nordics

UK to tap Norwegian hydropower through world's longest interconnector

Two countries sign deal to start building 730km link that could provide 14 per cent of the electricity used in homes each year

Siemens pilot CO2 capture plant at Eon's Staudinger power plant in Germany

Government pumps £4.2m into UK's first CCS power plant

Money will fund research by Seattle-based Summit Power Group for new Grangemouth plant proposal

Ecotricity from above with wind turbine

Ecotricity secures £70m refinancing

Founder Dale Vince says money will be used to build out wind and solar power project pipeline

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We need to make it much easier to divest

The Guardian divestment campaign is hugely welcome, but banks, pension funds, and regulators now need to make divesting simple


Missing: A Conservative energy policy

One of the Tories' own backbenchers has broken ranks to spell out what has been obvious for some time: the party still does not have a clear energy policy

Greater Gabbard offshore wind farm

Is this it?

Reports that global carbon emission growth stalled last year offer a fascinating new perspective on the viability of a decarbonised economy

A wind turbine under maintenance

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