Tag Archives: Climate Change

Today’s EU climate deal means it will be harder for Westminster to blame Brussels for rising energy bills

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One positive effect of today’s European deal is that it should be more difficult for MPs to deflect attention onto the faceless bogie-man that is ‘Brussels’.

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Renewables are the future: get on board, or get out of the way

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Over the last year renewables have been breaking records.

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Coalition policy on fossil fuels is a shambles

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Whether by accident or design, the government has drastically improved the economics of keeping our outdated coal fleet open.

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What the coalition is doing on solar power and why you should care

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There’s jobs and growth in renewables, we just need a clear path to get there.

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Labour’s green policies are warming up, but its economics lag behind

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If action on climate change is urgent, why is it hard for politicians to spend a bit of money on it?

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The government has made life easier for big polluters

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Government failure on this issue comes with a considerable cost.

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Debunking the myths surrounding environmental economics

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Put simply, renewable energies are at least as cheap as their fossil fuel alternatives. Here’s why.

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7 ways the Lib Dems have failed the environment

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With a track record like this, how do the Lib Dems expect us to take seriously their claim to protect the environment and halt climate change?

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The UK risks looking foolish if it doesn’t address its coal problem

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Instead of an exit strategy, the government have been laying the groundwork for a continuation of coal.

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Beijing and Washington’s assertiveness on carbon pollution exposes Europe’s dithering

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Climate has become such a low priority for European leaders that they see the horse-trading over jobs in the Commission as a bigger deal than efforts to avert climate change.

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