Spring Statement: Energy sector gives Future Homes Standard lukewarm response

The green economy has responded to chancellor Philip Hammond’s Spring Statement in lukewarm fashion, with feedback flitting between ‘genuine steps forward’ and ‘fiddling… while the planet burns’....

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BirthStrikers: meet the women who refuse to have children until climate change ends

A movement of women have decided not to procreate in response to the coming ‘climate breakdown and civilisation collapse’. Will their protest be a catalyst for change?

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Plugging the hole: How can solar fill UK nuclear’s void?

The UK has had something of a rocky relationship with new nuclear in the past few years, but developments in January 2019 pushed it firmly into ‘it’s complicated’ territory, and sent the country...

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Climate change strike: Thousands of UK students to walk out of schools today for nationwide youth protest

Thousands of students are set to go on strike at 11am on Friday [15th February] as part of a global youth action over climate change.Strikes are taking place in 60 towns and cities across the...

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‘Every conceivable’ renewables record fell in 2018, but Drax warns it’s not enough

The UK is at growing risk of missing legally binding climate targets after the pace of decarbonisation slowed last year, new analysis has concluded.The warnings, which compound others from a raft...

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The Green New Deal Just Speeds Up The Current Green Wave

The rollout of the Green New Deal will hit some roadblocks. But its overarching theme is that the nation should go totally green by 2030 to avert the irreversible effects of climate change. It’s...

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Zero Carbon Homes axe costing consumers three-times energy cap savings

Former chancellor George Osborne’s decision to scrap the Zero Carbon homes policy is costing occupants of new-build homes more than £200 per year, essentially three times the targeted savings from...

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Blow for coal as EDF to shut ‘uneconomical’ 2GW Cottam plant amidst deep decarbonisation

EDF Energy has confirmed it will close the 2GW Cottam coal plant at the end of September, blaming “challenging market conditions” and the country’s decarbonisation drive.The French energy giant...

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A third of Himalayan ice cap doomed, finds report

At least a third of the huge ice fields in Asia’s towering mountain chain are doomed to melt due to climate change, according to a landmark report, with serious consequences for almost 2 billion...

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