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US Leads In G7’s Shift Away From Coal

US Leads In G7’s Shift Away From Coal

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The United States comes top in the ranking of the first-ever assessment on progress towards ending reliance on coal power across the G7 published today. The US leading a clear move away from coal evident across all G7 members with one exception.

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Renewables Cut UK’s Wholesale Energy Bill

The Cameron Government was concerned that the adoption was happening too fast; but a new study states Renewables Cut UK’s Wholesale Energy Bill

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Renewable energy slashed the wholesale price of the UK’s energy last year to soften the impact of subsidies on bill payers, a new report has found.

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The City of Oslo Divests From Fossil Fuels

A £8 billion pension fund cleansing itself of from stocks in coal, oil and gas companies; The City of Oslo Divests From Fossil Fuels 

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Oslo city leaders have announced that it will divest its £8 billion pension fund from coal, oil and gas companies, becoming the first capital city in the world to ban investments in fossil fuels.

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Losing the World’s Protected Forests

Around 3% of the planet’s protected forests disappeared between 2000-2012. In North America the loss was 5%. We are slowly  Losing the World’s Protected Forests

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Protected and intact forests have been lost at a rapid rate since the beginning of the century, a new study has found.

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Preliminaries For World’s Largest Tidal Energy

Manx Tidal Energy is determining the practicality & commercial viability of offshore electricity production. Preliminaries For World’s Largest Tidal Energy Project

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Plans to grow the Manx economy and work with the UK to help meet its energy targets by harnessing the Isle of Man’s natural resources to generate renewable energy have taken a significant step forward.

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IEA says Renewables Will Lead Energy Market

In their newly released “Medium-Term Renewable Energy Market Report 2015,” the IEA says renewables will lead energy market for years to come.

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Renewable energy will represent the largest single source of electricity growth over the next five years, driven by falling costs and aggressive expansion in emerging economies, the IEA has suggested in an annual market report published today.

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Scotland Will Continue To Support Solar

The ECOrpoet reposts: Regardless of the UK Government’s “misplaced” decision to slash support for renewables, Scotland Will Continue To Support Solar

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The Scottish Government has confirmed solar PV projects below 5 Megawatts will continue to receive support following the UK Government’s decision to close the Renewables Obligation.

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Living Green Walls May Be A Health Hazard

They are incredibly beautiful but a new study from the University of York found that in in hot, polluted climates, Living Green Walls May Be A Health Hazard

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Living ‘green’ walls may have adverse health effects on office workers living in hot, polluted climates, new research by University of York academics has found.

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Calling On Cities To Support The Big Switch

It is Climate Week NYC and the Climate Group is Calling On Cities To Support the big switch to adopt  a world-wide LED street lighting system by the year 2025

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The Climate Group, which is hosting its annual Climate Week NYC in New York, has called on every city and utility around the world to schedule the switch of their street lighting to LED by 2025.

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UK Could Reach Carbon Targets Using Biomass

The insight report Enabling UK Biomass looks at how biomass could reduce the cost of meeting emissions targets. UK Could Reach Carbon Targets Using Biomass

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Using sustainable biomass as a source of energy could reduce the cost of meeting the UK’s 2050 carbon targets helping to make low carbon energy more affordable for consumers and businesses, according to new report from the Energy Technologies Institute (ETI).

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