Tag Archives: Friends of the Earth

Why Labour is right to push for tougher fracking regulation

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However its proposals for tougher regulation go nowhere near far enough.

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Hinkley Point – a shockingly bad deal for the British taxpayer

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The Alice in Wonderland economics of nuclear power.

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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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Fracking for shale gas: Hancock’s half-truths

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The new energy minister calls shale “the holy grail” of energy policy. He’s probably right. It’s a mythical object that no-one’s found, and over time just has increasing comedy-value.

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Climate change is already hurting the world’s poorest

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What have melting glaciers in West Antarctica got to do with social justice today?

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Scrapping onshore wind farms: as economically irresponsible as it is environmentally reprehensible

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The Conservatives have embarked on an all-out assault on the cheapest form of renewable energy there is, writes Oliver Hayes.

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Budget 2014: The twelve (not-so-green) faces of George Osborne

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Here are the twelve (not-so-green) faces of the chancellor and his latest Budget.

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Banking needs to become boring again

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What’s wrong with simply putting people’s money to work, in a safe place, to mobilise the investment for the long-term?

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