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'Irreparable damage to net zero': Ditching ECO levy would put 30,000 jobs at risk, industry body warns

Ditching the £1bn environmental levy on UK energy bills which helps support household energy efficiency upgrades could result in tens of thousands of job losses across the country, an insulation…

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'We will be the biggest green energy company in the world': Bankrolled by UAE, Masdar embarks on its 100GW journey

Masdar, Abu Dhabi's state-owned clean energy company, harbours some seriously lofty ambitions. "The current plan is that we are going to be the biggest green energy company in the world,"…

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An energy revolution is possible – but only if leaders get imaginative about how to fund it

Limiting climate change will require an unprecedented global movement to make low-carbon technologies the norm. COP26 - the UN climate conference held last November in Glasgow - showed that unfortunately,...

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'Disappointing and piecemeal': Government accused of failing to deliver much-needed green skills overhaul

The government has today formally responded to the Environmental Audit Committee's (EAC) recent report on the green jobs market, reiterating its commitment to boosting the UK's green skills base and…

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Apocalypse maybe: Forget the worst case climate scenarios, the official government risk assessment is plenty scary enough

This week both the Mail on Sunday and The Times ran stories on a little noticed Met Office-backed report titled Shared Socio-Economic Pathways, which explored the potential society wide impacts…

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