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  • 10:10 calls on schools to ‘crowd-source’ funds for solar panels

    The 10:10 campaign group, which was set up to encourage individuals and organisations cut their emissions by 10%, has launched a new initiative aimed at helping UK schools ‘crowd-source’ funding for solar panel installations. The organisation piloted the scheme last year with eight schools, which raised some £75,000 in pledges from parents, community groups and […]

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  • Onshore wind turbines “damaging” UK landscape, says CPRE

    Onshore wind turbines are “damaging” the UK’s valued landscapes and intruding on the most tranquil areas, according to the Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE). In a report out today, the organisation calls for a way to be found of “reconciling climate change mitigation and landscape protection”. The CPRE contends that there is a dramatic […]

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  • Norway laps up 1000 Nissan LEAFs in six months

    Norway has lapped up 1000 of Nissan’s all-electric LEAFs in just six months, according to the company. The 1000th car was handed over to its new owner last week, taking the sales to almost 2% of the total car market and making the LEAF the second best-selling Nissan in Norway and the ninth best-selling car […]

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