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CCC Recommendations on Decarbonising off-grid heat fail to address reality, says OFTEC

OFTEC has written to the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) expressing major disappointment that, despite clear evidence showing heat pumps are not providing a...

‘We need to change’ says Shell’s UK chair

UK country chair for Shell, Sinead Lynch, says that the oil giant knows that it “needs to change” in the coming energy transition, and...
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Cameron Urged To Combat ‘Climate Change’ And Build Green Economy

Eighty UK businesses including Willmott Dixon, Cisco, E.on, John Lewis Partnership, SSE, and BT have joined with WWF to call on the new government...
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Enhancing Knowledge Crucial To Energy Saving Behaviours

Increasing public knowledge and understanding about energy issues is vital if improved energy-saving behaviours are to be encouraged among individuals and organisations. That's according...
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DECC’s Own Data Shows RHI Isn’t Working, Says OFTEC

In its first year of operation, the domestic Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) scheme has failed to attract sufficient support, barely achieving in a whole...
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Is Scotland Really Serious About Renewable Heat?

Scotland must kick its addiction to conventional gas-fired boilers (and presumably LPG and heating oil fired boilers too) and embrace renewable heat ,if it...
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Labour Launches General Election ‘Green Plan’ Gameplan

Labour yesterday set out its ‘Green Plan’, establishing its environment and climate change policies ahead of next month’s General Election. The plan was launched ahead...
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Energy Efficiency Can Displace Fracking And End Wind Farm Blight

A new report published last week by the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) shows England needs what is described as ‘a huge investment...
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Scottish ‘Climate Change’ Projects Receive £1.9m Boost

Community groups in Scotland promising action against what the Scottish Government describes as 'the damaging impacts of climate change' are to benefit from £1.9...
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Earth Hour Set For 830pm – 930pm Tomorrow

A global annual event, run by WWF, Earth Hour sees millions around the world switch off their lights for one hour in a symbolic...

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Onshore wind farm investment at risk under government policy, says RenewableUK...

A trade association for renewable energy firms has warned that investment in onshore wind could slide unless the government changes policy, despite a record...