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British public support for nuclear power and shale gas has fallen to its lowest ever level in a long-running official government survey, which has also briefly ceased polling showing widespread public support for renewable energy.
Environment and conservation groups representing millions of people have written to David Cameron to register their "major concern" at the cancellation or weakening of 10 green polices since he was re-elected.
The Government’s U-turn on renewable energy risks sending this country back to the dark ages of relying only on fossil fuel, argues Estelle Brachlianoff, senior vice-president, Veolia UK and Ireland.
The Government has confirmed it will end subsidies for onshore wind energy in April 2016, a year earlier than planned.
A £300 million contract with a Chinese company to build a sea wall for the Government’s flagship renewable energy project at Swansea Bay has been called into question amid allegations that it may have been awarded improperly.
The Government has given planning consent for the construction of the world’s first tidal lagoon in Swansea Bay.
The G7 leading industrial nations have agreed to cut greenhouse gases by phasing out the use of fossil fuels by the end of the century, the German chancellor, Angela Merkel, has announced.
A moratorium on fracking should be imposed until stronger scientific evidence can show it is safe to drill for shale gas, Andy Burnham, the frontrunner in the Labour leadership contest, is to say.
The Scottish Energy Minister has called for an "adult discussion" with the UK government over the future of wind farm subsidies, after writing to Amber Rudd to express his concern that Scotland is being shut out of discussions.
With just over a month left for its crowdfunding, clean tech company Pavegen has already smashed its £750,000 target and hit £1,081,940 pledged from 905 investors on investment platform Crowdcube.
The UK renewable energy industry has warned the Government’s new Climate Secretary that she will face a legal challenge if she oversees the "wilful destruction" of the industry by retrospectively curtailing subsidies.
Chiefs of global energy companies including BP, Shell, Total and Eni have called on world leaders to recognise the role natural gas can play in a low carbon economy and urged to adopt a carbon pricing scheme in all countries ahead of UN talks in Paris.
World governments must sign a clear new agreement on greenhouse gas emissions at a crunch conference in Paris this December, leaders of the world’s energy industry have urged.
London charity Platform is launching the first cooperative and fossil fuel-free pension scheme in the UK, focused on sustainable society and renewable energy.
The insurance company Axa has said it will remove around €500m (£355m) of coal investments from its portfolio, in a move that reflects long-term concerns in the insurance industry over climate change.