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CMA consults on environmental sustainability for net zero

CMA consults on environmental sustainability for net zero: The competition watchdog is looking for views to help advise the government on how competition & consumer systems can better support the UK’s net zero & sustainability ambitions. The start of the consultation comes after Business and Energy Secretary Kwasi Kwarteng asking the Competition and Markets Authority…
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Nuclear funding is critical to net zero success say unions

Nuclear funding is critical to net zero success say unions: Energy unions have banded together to demand that the government present its nuclear funding plan. Prospect, Unite, and the GMB have issued a joint statement claiming that nuclear is critical to meeting net zero ambitions and that delays in launching new projects might derail overall…
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‘By 2050 the UK will not have reached net zero’

By 2050 the UK will not have reached net zero : It is thought that by 2050 the United Kingdom will now not have met its target of net zero. Arguing the policies in place from the start of the current authorities have left a gap of 985 tonnes of Carbon Emissions over the fifth…
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Protesters Called On Bangladesh High Commission

Protesters Called On Bangladesh High Commission

Protesters Called On Bangladesh High Commission: 41 Climate Justice Organisations Called on the Bangladesh Government to Implement Phulbari Verdict, Take Legal Actions Against GCM Resources, and End Coal Power. Key points: Activists from XR Youth UK, Global Justice Bloc and Fossil Free London joined the Phulbari Solidarity Rally held by the Phulbari Solidarity Group and…
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Protest against GCM Plc to be in London & Bangladesh

Protest against GCM Plc to be in London & Bangladesh: 15 Years After the Massacre Campaigners Rally outside Bangladesh High Commission As Coal Power in Bangladesh Remains Stalled. On Thursday 26 August, international and Bangladeshi climate justice activists will gather outside of the Bangladesh High Commission in London to pay tribute to the victims of…
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1st ever £430m government financed green transition loan

1st ever £430m government financed green transition loan: The first government supported green transition loan has been presented to consultancy business Wood to generate  possibilities in clean energy, hydrogen & decarbonisation. The £430 million loan, personally financed by the UK Export Finance (UKEF), will permit Wood to have the benefit of green trade possibilities that…
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Bolivia: 2GW of renewables achievable in energy transition

Bolivia: 2GW of renewables achievable in energy transition: A Cornwall Insight and Turner & Townsend report commissioned by the UK Embassy for Bolivia was presented by COP 26 President Alok Sharma MP to the Bolivian President, Luis Arce. The report –The development of a national energy transition strategy for Bolivia (2021-2051) – provided an assessment…
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Growing interest in renewable electricity from SMEs

Growing interest in renewable electricity from SMEs: Research from Cornwall Insight’s ‘TPI satisfaction survey’* found a growing interest in renewable electricity amongst businesses and Third-Party Intermediaries (TPIs). The ‘TPI satisfaction survey’ details TPIs’ views on the services they receive from energy suppliers. The 2020 edition asks which suppliers “meet TPI needs” best and how much…
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Hybrid cars to go to Europe via vegetable oil

Hybrid cars to go to Europe via vegetable oil: Midlands produced hybrid cars will be shipped to Europe on a train operated using vegetable oil. The DB Cargo locomotive is run by hydro-treated vegetable oil. The business claims the fuel can cut carbon emissions by 90% when compared with diesel. The Rail Minister Chris Heaton-Harris…
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Government outlines plans for UK’s nuclear fleet

Government outlines plans for UK’s nuclear fleet: The government has set out a Call for Evidence laying out how it intends to move toward building the country’s 1st Advanced Modular Reactor (AMR) demonstrator project. AMRs are generally smaller, more flexible as well as more affordable to build compared to ordinary nuclear power stations. The Call…
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