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Britain's flood defences and flood warnings that led to thousands of people leaving their homes in the face of record-breaking high tides along the east coast have saved lives and property, according to the Environment Agency and police.
George Osborne moved to make it easier to invest in shale gas in the UK, today, announcing in his Autumn Statement that "frackers" would receive controversial tax breaks.
Long-awaited improvements to boost renewable heat in the UK were unveiled by the Government today.
New 'strike prices’ to support long-term investment in renewable energy generation have been announced by the Government.
The Government is to cut the levels of subsidies it provides to onshore wind farms and large scale solar, in favour of offshore wind.
David Cameron has told the Chinese leadership that he would welcome investment by Beijing in Britain's high-speed rail network.
Ed Davey today unveiled a £450 million scheme to help private landlords and people moving home to make their properties more energy efficient.
Four major energy companies have said gas and electricity bills will rise by around £50 less than expected this winter, after David Cameron said he would "roll back" green levies.
The much-maligned Brussels sprout has been given a new lease of life this festive season – as a battery to light a Christmas tree.
Ministers believe they have found a way of cutting energy bills by as much as £50 in next week's autumn statement by putting one of the green levies onto general taxation and allowing energy companies to take longer to fulfil other energy efficiency duties.
The Government should "relaunch" the Green Deal for the non-domestic market and enable small businesses to access cheap energy-saving loans in order to stimulate the energy efficiency market, according to a coalition of leading businesses, parliamentarians and civil servants.
Britain's green ambitions have been dealt a blow as a big six energy company has pulled the plug on one of the world's largest offshore windfarms, with the political storm enveloping the industry threatening the multibillion-pound investments needed to meet emissions targets and head off a looming capacity crunch.
A group of London entrepreneurs who are boosting the capital’s green economy have been recognised for their innovative sustainable solutions by the Mayor of London Boris Johnson.
Governments around the world have just over a year in which to set out their targets on curbing greenhouse gas emissions from 2020, after marathon overnight climate change talks in Warsaw produced a partial deal.
The Prime Minister must put an end to the energy policy debate "farce" and give a clear signal on his commitment to the low carbon economy, the renewable energy industry has said.