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  • Friends of the Earth takes Shell to court

    Friends of the Earth has taken Shell to court “to force it to cease its destruction of the climate”. The environmental group says it has made the landmark move on behalf of more than 30,000 people from across 70 countries. The Dutch branch of the group delivered a court summons to the energy giant’s international […]

    Posted at April 6, 2019 » By : » Categories : News » Comments Off on Friends of the Earth takes Shell to court
  • Government productivity statistics ‘fail to reflect value of cutting carbon’

    The ‘significant’ value that is created in reducing the UK’s carbon footprint has not been taken into account in official UK productivity statistics released today. That’s the verdict from the Energy Systems Catapult, which estimates avoided carbon dioxide emissions are worth about 0.4% of total GDP. It expects this figure to increase to around 1% […]

    Posted at April 5, 2019 » By : » Categories : News » Comments Off on Government productivity statistics ‘fail to reflect value of cutting carbon’
  • UK funds £39.8m for efficient and clean cooking appliances

    A £39.8 million UK aid project is exploring the development of efficient and clean cooking appliances as an alternative to charcoal and wood stoves. Loughborough University and the World Bank’s Energy Sector Management Assistance Programme (ESMAP) have joined forces for the project to find innovative and modern alternatives to biomass fuels. They will launch a […]

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