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Awareness of the Green Deal is rising among the public, but many say they would be unhappy about taking on a Green Deal finance plan when they bought a property, a new survey by Which? reveals.
The number of people employed by the government to work on the UK's adaptation to the effects of climate change has been cut from 38 officials to only six, in a sign of how the response to global warming has been rapidly downgraded within Whitehall under the Coalition.
A survey of thousands of peer-reviewed papers in scientific journals has found 97.1 per cent agreed that climate change is caused by human activity.
The Government has issued a stiff warning to any Green Deal participants found to be acting fraudulently following reports that cold callers are posing as Green Deal assessors and charging administration fees.
Government plans to introduce a capacity cap on new biomass developments to limit public spending is "flawed" and will lead to "a rush" of projects seeking to meet it, the industry said today.
The Government this week announced changes to its £12 billion smart meter programme, including pushing back the full-scale roll-out by energy suppliers.This is Ed Davey's written Ministerial Statement.
It is increasingly likely that hundreds of millions of people will be displaced from their homelands in the near future as a result of global warming.
The chief of the UK's £3bn green investment bank is preparing to move the bank to borrowing and raising debt, in order to vastly expand its scope in bringing forward renewable energy and other environmental projects across the country.
The CBI today urged Ministers to act urgently to get the Energy Bill onto the statute books or face the danger of the "lights going out and not coming back on".
The UK and eight other European countries, including France and Germany, have joined together to call for urgent action to rescue the EU’s flagship scheme for cutting carbon emissions.
Older and disabled people are put off the Government's flagship energy efficiency programmes because of their complexity and fear of taking on debt, unpublished Government research shows.
Despite the lessons of the financial crisis, all mainstream politicians now yearn for nothing more than a return to growth. But better, not more, will deliver a sustainable economic future, argues Andrew Simms, fellow of the New Economics Foundation.
Support for renewable energy is rising among the UK public, but the nation can’t seem to kick its energy wasting habits, the latest Government survey of public attitudes towards energy and climate change reveals.
Businesses should act now to reduce their supply chain emissions, the head of the climate change watchdog said today, as he warned the UK’s carbon emissions were rising, not falling.
The EU's flagship scheme for cutting carbon emissions suffered one of the most serious setbacks in its chequered history on Tuesday, when MEPs voted against a proposal to shore up the price of carbon in the emissions trading scheme.