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The Green Party are ahead of the Liberal Democrats for the first time in a YouGov poll.
David Cameron once fixed a turbine to his roof. Now his government is blocking the cheapest clean energy, says the Guardian's Polly Toynbee.
A minimum 40 per cent plunge in Europe’s CO2 emissions by 2030 agreed by EU leaders last week was a "historic moment" on the road to a global climate deal, enabled by a new British relationship with Poland, the energy minister Ed Davey has told the Guardian.
European leaders have struck a broad climate change pact obliging the EU as a whole to cut greenhouse gases by at least 40 per cent by 2030.
MPs should follow in the footsteps of the Rockeller family, Glasgow University and churches around the world by pulling their pension fund investments out of fossil fuels, according to Caroline Lucas.
Political inertia, financial short-termism and vested fossil fuel interests have formed a "toxic triangle" that threatens to push up global temperatures, putting 400 million people at risk of hunger and drought by 2060, Oxfam said on Friday, a week before a European Union summit to finalise a new climate and energy policy framework.
A 40 per cent cut in energy use by 2030 through efficiency measures would increase the UK’s GDP by £62 billion and create 40,000 new jobs, according to unpublished EU figures.
The Government on Thursday outlined plans to provide £300 million worth of support subsidies to the renewable power industry this autumn but has angered the solar industry and been accused of not providing value for money.
As the Government scraps its green economy statistics, the Chancellor lauds hi-tech industries of the future but then puts fracking first, writes the Guardian's Damian Carrington.
David Cameron skirted away from the environment, today, as he addressed the final Conservative Party conference before next year’s General Election, instead pledging for new oil-rigs to be built on the Tyne while promising tax cuts to millions of people.
Up to 100,000 new homes are to be offered to first-time-buyers under the age of 40 at a discount of 20 per cent if the Tories win the next election, David Cameron has pledged.
Solar has the potential to create 60 gigawatts of generation capacity by 2030, supporting 50,000 green jobs and contributing £25.5 billion to the UK economy, according to major new research released today.
The widow of Nelson Mandela punctured the self-congratulatory mood of the UN summit on Tuesday, saying world leaders had failed to rise to the challenge of climate change.
Ed Miliband made a firm commitment to tackling climate change today as he pledged to create one million high-tech green jobs by 2030 if Labour wins the next general election.
The UK Government is joining forces with consumer goods giant Unilever to develop sustainable supply chains in third world countries at the same time as pledging millions of pounds of investment to help smallholders in developing countries tackle deforestation and manage scarce resources.